Title: Children's writing processes when using computers : insights based on the combination of analyses of product and process
Authors : Gnach, Aleksandra
Wiesner, Esther
Bertschi-Kaufmann, Andrea
Perrin, Daniel
Published in : Research in Comparative and International Education
Volume(Issue) : 2
Issue : 1
Pages : 13
Pages to: 28
Publisher / Ed. Institution : Sage
Issue Date: 2007
Language : Englisch / English
Subjects : Computer; Writing environment; Children; Writing process
Subject (DDC) : 305: Soziale Gruppen / Social groups
808: Rhetorik und Schreiben / Rhetoric & writing
Abstract: Children and young people are increasingly performing a variety of writing tasks using computers, with word processing programs thus becoming their natural writing environment. The development of keystroke logging programs enables us to track the process of writing, without changing the writing environment for the writers. In the myMoment schools project, children in primary school grades one to five were provided with a web-based interactive writing environment, which they could use to read and write stories and comments. The parallel study on myMoment suggests that interviews and analyses of writing processes can provide detailed information about the effect that writing environment and instructions have on writing. An individual case study illustrates the potential that triangulating product and process analyses can offer in the teaching of literacy skills at elementary school level.
Departement: Angewandte Linguistik
Organisational Unit: Institut für Angewandte Medienwissenschaft (IAM)
Publication type: Beitrag in wissenschaftlicher Zeitschrift / Article in scientific Journal
Type of review: Peer review (Publikation)
ISSN: 1745-4999
URI: https://digitalcollection.zhaw.ch/handle/11475/7861
License (according to publishing contract) : Lizenz gemäss Verlagsvertrag / Licence according to publishing contract
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