Technology and the writing skills of students with learning disabilities

Describes a year-long study of five fifth grade students with learning disabilities with written language deficits that used a specially designed computer program, ROBO-Writer, as a writing tool to assist them in a weekly writing curriculum. Discusses effects on the students' behavior, attitudes, and their written products.

Author: 
Zhang, Y.
Year: 
2000
Source: 
Journal of Research on Computing in Education, Vol. 32, 467-478.
Type: 
Related Research
Content Area: 
writing
IDEA Disability Category: 
specific learning disability
Instructional Support: 
multiple formats of text and notation