What happens to "writing across the curriculum" with handheld devices?

This article presents findings from research in a school district using handhelds to support writing across the curriculum. The authors report that handheld devices can be useful to foster classroom note-taking activities, assist students who have handwriting difficulties, and provide inspiration to teachers who want to create collaborative and creative writing activities for students. Guidance for educators and technology designers is also given.

Author: 
Yarnall, L., Carriere, S., Stanford, T., Manning, C., & Melton, B.
Year: 
2007
Source: 
Educational Technology Magazine: The Magazine for Managers of Change in Education, Vol. 47 (3), 26-29.
Type: 
Related Research
Content Area: 
writing
IDEA Disability Category: 
orthopedic impairment
traumatic brain injury
Instructional Support: 
multiple formats of text and notation
organize and plan