ERIC Number: EJ792106
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2007
Reference Count: 11
What Happens to "Writing Across the Curriculum" with Handheld Devices?
Yarnall, Louise; Carriere, Sara; Stanford, Tina; Manning, Carmen; Melton, Bob
Educational Technology, v47 n3 p26-29 May-Jun 2007
This article presents findings from research in a school district using handhelds to support writing across the curriculum. The authors report that handheld devices can be useful to foster classroom note-taking activities, assist students who have handwriting difficulties, and provide inspiration to teachers who want to create collaborative and creative writing activities for students. Guidance for educators and technology designers is also given.
Descriptors: Writing Across the Curriculum, Writing Instruction, Computers, Telecommunications, Educational Technology, Computer Assisted Instruction, Technology Integration, Writing Assignments, Design Requirements, Program Evaluation, English Instruction, Science Instruction, School Districts, Educational Improvement, Teacher Attitudes, Student Attitudes, Writing Evaluation, Notetaking, Handwriting, Middle Schools, High Schools, Teaching Methods, Computer Software, Writing Research
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Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research
Education Level: Elementary Secondary Education; High Schools; Middle Schools; Secondary Education
Authoring Institution: N/A
Identifiers - Location: Oklahoma