Irwin's apple gang : a creative project on word processing in the generation of personal student newspapers

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Warkentin, Irwin E
University of Lethbridge. Faculty of Education
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Lethbridge, Alta. : University of Lethbridge, Faculty of Education, 1986
Word processing is considered by many computer advocates to be one of the potentially most significant contributions of computers to education at all levels. Most research has concentrated on the post-secondary and secondary application of computers in composition and very little has been done at the elementary level. As vice principal of the Vauxhall Elementary School, I have been involved for the past four years with the implementation of computers in elementary education. My major focus during the past two years has been the use of word processing in writing instruction and particularly in the generation of student newspapers. This project was intended to describe, analyze and interpret a particular classroom experience, to explore issues arising from the experience and from similar experiences of others, to synthesize conclusions and implications and suggest directions for the future.
60 p. : ill. ; 29 cm. --
School newspapers and periodicals -- Alberta -- Case studies , Word processing in education -- Alberta -- Case studies , English language -- Study and teaching (Elementary) -- Alberta -- Case studies