Proofreading for students with learning disabilities: Integrating computer and strategy use

Investigated the impact of integrated proof-reading strategy training, which combined a computer-based spelling checker and student strategies, on the proofreading of three secondary students with learning disabilities. Students showed an increase in strategy use and percentage of writing and spelling errors corrected on controlled proofreading materials and student compositions.

Author: 
McNaughton, D., Hughes, C., Ofiesh, N.
Year: 
1997
Source: 
Journal of Learning Disabilities, Vol. 30, 643-651.
Type: 
Related Research
Content Area: 
writing
IDEA Disability Category: 
autism
emotional disturbance
major-other health impairment
specific learning disability
speech or language impairment
Instructional Support: 
practice and reinforcement activities