ERIC Number: EJ647343
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 2001
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Word Processing and Second Language Writing: A Longitudinal Case Study.
Li, Jiang; Cumming, Alister
International Journal of English Studies, v1 n2 p127-52 2001
A case study of an adult male Mandarin learner of English as a Second Language investigated the his writing processes, thinking processes, and quality of writing to ascertain whether using a computer for writing promotes higher-level revisions and improves the quality of compositions. Found computers helped the learner stay on task longer and produce more higher-level concerns in terms of planning, evaluations, and revisions. (Author/VWL)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research
Education Level: N/A
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Note: Special issue: Writing in the L2 Classroom: Issues in Research and Pedagogy.