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    • Braithwaite , Thnmncnn Rod Decker, Garth Nelson, Georgia Beth S m t t thnrlev Ri~h Wilcnn a n d Plnn P n t t v July 2, 1981.. .The Power Board met with the City Council to discuss the Public Service Commission ruling. Ramon Prestwich...
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    • follows: Paul Whetman, Weldon Bittick, Harold Hiskey, Jack Carpenter, MacRay Cloward, Tom Cardon, and Lee Fife. A donation from the Cedar Cycle Club of $639.85 was received. It is to be used for bleachers at the proposed "bike track. " Mar. 18,...
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    • List of Figures Figure 1: Teachers’ Ability to Read All of Students’ Computer Work.........................................22 Figure 2: Students’ View on Handwritten Work Being Read .......................................................23 Figure...
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    • Chapter 1 Introduction A healthy and vibrant democracy requires an engaged citizenry who think critically, take positions on complicated issues, and work collaboratively to solve problems. These qualities parallel demands for 21st-century...
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    • With so many iPads being sold and the numerous apps that have been developed to run on the iPad, it is no wonder that schools are beginning to adopt the technology. The purpose of this study was to examine iPads and their effect on writing in the...
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    • technologies: computers, electronic books that are interactive and many more (Baird & Henniger, 2011). One problem faced by school districts is how to control technology once it is in the classroom (Blume, 2013). When iPads were distributed, more...
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    • Is there equality in the technology in schools? Literacy is important for all citizens. Thus, literacy needs to be available for everyone. This includes access to technology which is caused by the digital divide (Baird & Henniger, 2011). Ritzhaupt,...
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    • Writing using technology hasn’t caused more convention errors Costanza (2013). One study compared 877 college freshman papers from 1917, 1930, 1986, and 2006 and found that the number of errors is about the same while the complexity of the papers...
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    • opening up to creativity, and collaboration. All of these are beneficial because it requires the teacher to think, change, grown and encourage innovation (Krzystowczyk, 2013). One reason teachers might consider using iPads is that it personalizes...
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    • Addressing teachers’ fear of technology and student success. “Two concerns that teachers have about using technology such as IM or blogs with their students is that students will not take the work seriously and will not use what they have learned...
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    • Chapter 4 Results This study was examines students’ and teachers’ attitudes toward iPads and their use in the classroom for writing. The data was collected using two different Google Document surveys. Students were given 26 multiple choice...
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    • Results: As illustrated in Figure 1, 100% of the responding teachers agree that they read what students have written. Figure 2: Students’ View on Handwritten Work Being Read Results: As illustrated in Figure 2, 77% of students feel that their...
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    • A majority of the students responded that they felt their written and computer work was read. It is interesting to note that while 100% of the teachers responded that they read what students wrote on the computer, all indicated they didn’t have...
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    • Results: As illustrated in Figure 8, half of the responding students reported that they would write with their iPad if given a choice. As shown in Figures 5 and 6, half of the teachers feel that they have not been given enough training, and 100%...
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    • because what they are able to write will be legible to both them and their teacher and will be easier to edit as well. They read what I write Seventy-five percent of the students strongly agreed or agreed that what they wrote with the iPad was...
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    • handwrite, and why they do or do not feel they write better with their iPad. This could be due to lack of teacher training on how to implement iPads into the curriculum (Figure 6) or difficulty typing on a small computer. Social media New...
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    • Another implication of this study is whether the cost of the iPad is outweighed by its benefits. Teachers surveyed did see benefits to the iPad, but is it worth it to spend the money when teachers are not being trained to use them effectively? This...

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