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Research in the Teaching of English Vol. 45, No. 4 (May 2011) pp. 378–404
In this article, we examine writing in the context of new communication technologies as a kind of everyday literacy. Using an inductive approach developed from grounded theory, we analyzed a 32,000-word corpus of college students' Instant Messaging (...
IText: Future Directions for Research on the Relationship between Information Technology and Writing
Cheryl Geisler; Charles Bazerman; Stephen Doheny-Farina; Laura Gurak; Christina Haas; Johndan Johnson-Eilola; David S. Kaufer; Andrea Lunsford; Carolyn R. Miller; Dorothy Winsor; Joanne Yates
Journal of Business and Technical Communication Vol. 15, No. 3 (2001) pp. 269–308
Undertakes to build on a knowledge base and articulate issues involving ITexts (information technologies with texts at their core). Reviews existing foundations for a research program in IText and then scopes out issues for research over the next...
Computers and Composition Vol. 16, No. 2 (1999) pp. 209–228
The author argues for complicating current views of writing technology, specifically views of the relationship between old and new literacy technologies. Using a Vygotskian theory and a grounded theory methodology, the author explores the uses of...
A study examined the extent to which computers affect the writing process. In order to test several hypotheses about writing with a computer 15 experienced writers wrote persuasive letters under four conditions--using pen and paper once and a...
Writers who compose on computers have often complained of the difficulty they have in evaluating and correcting their work on the screen, particularly if the changes necessary are large, structural ones. A study of six freshman composition students...