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News Writing Students Prefer Computer Simulations

Journalism Educator Volume 45, Number 2, ISSN 0022-5517


Reports on the satisfaction of college news writing students with a computer program which combines reporting simulation with a writing analysis of the students' news stories. Finds that students rated the computer program significantly ahead of the paper version of the exercise. Suggests providing more detailed feedback in the computer program. (SR)


Smith, W.E. (1990). News Writing Students Prefer Computer Simulations. Journalism Educator, 45(2), 38-44. Retrieved January 24, 2022 from .

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