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Vad sker i elevers parskrivande vid datorn?: Observation av fyra elevpar i årskurs ett
Dalarna University, School of Education and Humanities, Educational Work.
2013 (Swedish)Independent thesis Advanced level (professional degree), 10 credits / 15 HE creditsStudent thesis
Abstract [en]

The aim with this study is to explore if and how linguistic learning takes places when four pairs ofstudents in grade one writes on the computer. Observations of eight students took place duringtwelve lessons to investigate what happened during their writing processes. This study isimportant because students’ computer writing is a relatively new phenomenon in the Swedishprimary school.It is clear that the peer collaboration creates a complex interaction that becomes the platform, andalso the prerequisite, for successful language training. The method can clearly give students profitsin their linguistic development. When working in pairs, children support each other in writing andreading. They also get to train letter knowledge, phonemic awareness and the correspondencebetween phonemes and graphemes. Although the method creates good possibilities for readingand writing development, it cannot be the only way to learn reading. There are also risks thatstudents get stuck in different positions that can affect their progresses, which is important thatthe teachers consider while creating writing pairs. Teachers need to identify student’s reading andwriting development processes and also be able to create reading and writing instruction thatprovides different learning strategies.

Place, publisher, year, edition, pages
2013. , 57 p.
Keyword [en]
Interaction, Computer, Writing, Reading, Peer collaboration, Observation
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Languages and Literature
URN: urn:nbn:se:du-11968OAI: diva2:610770
Humanities, Theology
Available from: 2013-03-13 Created: 2013-03-13 Last updated: 2013-03-13Bibliographically approved

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