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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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    • 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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    • Chapter 3 Methodology The purpose of this study was to investigate how writing assignments change when iPads are used in instruction, did the type of writing teachers assign change, and did students’ attitudes towards writing change? The research...
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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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    • Question 2: Teacher Training on iPads Results: Five of the six responding teachers said that more instruction would help use them and students use the iPad more successfully. A teacher replied, “Yes. I would like to learn more tools and techniques...
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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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    • Question 3: Quality of Writing on iPads Results: Seventeen percent of the responding teachers felt that students had better quality of writing with iPads. One teacher commented, “Students in general have fewer errors and writing is more legible...
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    • Figure 12: Frequency of Handwriting in Language Arts-Students Results: As illustrated in Figure 12, 9% of the responding students reported that they handwrite 1 day a week, 12% reported 2 days a week, 22% reported 3 days, 21% reported 4 days and...
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    • Figure 14: Frequency of Writing on iPads in Language Arts-Teachers Results: As illustrated in Figure 14, two of the responding teachers reported using iPads once a week, two reported using the iPad twice a week, one reported three times weekly and...
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    • Figure 20: Harder to Write Using iPad Than Handwriting Results: As illustrated in Figure 20, half of responding students reported that it is harder to write with an iPad than to handwrite. Figure 21: Easier to Write with iPad Results: As...
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    • Figure 22: Students’ View on the Fun of Using the iPad versus Handwriting Results: As illustrated in Figure 22, 58% of responding students view writing on an iPad as more fun than handwriting. Conclusion. The data indicates that students do not...
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    • Chapter 5 Discussion The purpose of this study was to examine iPads and their effect on writing in the secondary classroom. The expected outcome of the research was to find that students preferred writing with an iPad because they are familiar with...
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    • fascinating that a lack of time and a lag of time between training and implementation both play a part in teachers feeling as if they need more training. When asked, “Would more instruction using iPads help you and/or your students use them more...
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    • big screen and ease of use that outshines the iPad.” “For some of my other students, when they use the iPad, they write something they don't like, then erase it over and over again, leaving them with nothing completed by the end of the period,” and...
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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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    • Writing is boring. * o Strongly Agree o Agree o Disagree o Strongly Disagree It’s easier to share what I write using my iPad. * o Strongly Agree o Agree o Disagree o Strongly Disagree I find it easier to write with my iPad. * o Strongly Agree o...
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    • From your observations, do students write better quality (fewer errors, address the topic better) with iPads or handwritten? Why? Student's in general have fewer errors and writing is more legible using iPads. About equal. My 7th graders make more...
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    • Strongly Agree 87 18% Agree 158 33% Disagree 159 33% Strongly Disagree 82 17% I have more fun writing on my iPad than handwriting Strongly Agree 112 23% Agree 171 35% Disagree 124 26% Strongly Disagree 79 16% If I had a choice, I would handwrite. 73
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    • Strongly Agree 96 20% Agree 154 32% Disagree 177 36% Strongly Disagree 59 12% If I had a choice, I would write with my iPad. Strongly Agree 104 21% Agree 150 31% Disagree 142 29% Strongly Disagree 90 19% I find it harder to write with my iPad than...
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    • 60 The researcher and three paraprofessionals delivered the instruction of the four study groups. Because the multiple methods instructional strategy was more complex than the other strategies, the researcher, who was the only certified teacher at...

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