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Computers and the Humanities

1990 Volume 24, Number 1

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Number of articles: 6

  1. Integrating Word Processing Skills with Revision Skills

    Erna Kelly & Donna Raleigh

    Recommends that writing teachers integrate word processing and revision strategies when teaching how to diagnose and correct structural writing problems. Presents exercises employing these methods ... More

    pp. 5-13

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  2. Beyond Argumentation and Comparison/Contrast: Extending the Socrates CAI Design Principles to Classroom Teaching and the Interpretation and Production of Other Forms of Discourse

    Thomas D. Bacig

    Examines relationships between critical thinking and writing. Compares a pencil-and-paper and computer-assisted versions of a process/model program to a traditional composition program. Reports... More

    pp. 15-41

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  3. Paperless Writing Revisited

    Edward M. Jennings

    Uses an asynchronous computer network to conduct an experimental college writing class. Examines how paperless technology alters student-mentor relationships and encourages coaching and practice... More

    pp. 43-8

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  4. Radical Changes in Class Discussion Using Networked Computers

    Jerome Bump

    University of Texas (Austin) freshman and senior English literature students and graduate humanities students tested a synchronous local area computer network's applicability for classroom... More

    pp. 49-65

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  5. Spectrographic Analysis and Patterns in Pronunciation

    Garry Molholt

    Examines how sound spectrographs provide students learning a second language direct, visual feedback that is more useful than instructors' comments on articulation. Shows spectrographs of words... More

    pp. 81-92

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  6. The Role of Computer-Assisted Learning in a Proficiency-Based Language Curriculum

    James E. Brown & Gary R. Jahn

    Explains the need for and operations of computerized instructional and drill programs for teaching beginning college-level Russian. Describes two such programs developed at the University of... More

    pp. 93-103

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