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[[alternative]]The Study of the Effects to Writing Compositions with Computers for a Student with Upper Limbs Impairments

By [[author]]曾文正, WEN-JENG [[author]]TZENG, 曾文正 and WEN-JENG TZENG

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[[abstract]]The purpose of this study was to find out the effect on Chinese writing outcomes and attitudes of senior high school students, including 75 students without upper limbs impairments and a student with severe upper limbs impairments, writing with pens and computers separately while attending the college entrance examination in Taiwan. Based on the data analyses, the findings of the study were summarized as following: 1.There was a significant difference in Chinese typewriting training of the student with severe upper limbs impairments by means of computer access assessment. 2.There was no significant difference toward Chinese compositions of the higher typewriting performance students to write with pens and computers respectively. 3.There was a significant difference toward Chinese compositions of the lower typewriting performance students to write with pens and computers respectively. 4.The student with severe upper limbs impairments effectively improved her writing competence with a computer after Chinese typewriting training. 5.Senior high school students in this attitude toward Chinese computer writing were positive and optimistic, but their computer confidence was insufficient. On the basis of the study findings, the suggestions were summarized as following: 1.Chinese teachers have to take it seriously on both reading training and writing instructions in order to help students comprehend the meanings of the titles in the exams. 2.Besides offering many computer activities, computer teachers have to evaluate their pedagogies and content of courses and improve students’ learning efficiency. 3.The educational authorities propagate assistive technology to make everyone understand and take advantage of computer access apparatus to meet special needs for individuals with upper limbs impairments. 4.It is significant to foster relative professionals and integrate different professional personnel into give service and meet special needs for individuals with disabilities. 5.It is extremely urgent to establish a special agency for people with disabilities to be responsible for supplying exam service measure.

Topics: 上肢障礙學生, 電腦輔具, 中文打字訓練, 寫作成效, 電腦寫作態度, students with upper limbs impairments, computer access apparatus, Chinese typewriting training, Chinese writing effects, computer writing attitude, [[classification]]25
Year: 2010
OAI identifier: oai:ir.lib.ntnu.edu.tw:309250000Q/16885
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