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Teachers" use of dictating machines to improve the written composition of college students
Theodore John Kallsen
|Statement||by T. J. Kallsen.|
|Contributions||Stephen F. Austin State College.|
|LC Classifications||PE1066 .K3|
|The Physical Object|
|Number of Pages||99|
|LC Control Number||66064527|
Dictation is the process of writing down what someone else has said. Teachers can use dictation sentences to model speech that can be written down by students and then read back. This tool allows. Use dictation: “I have students use Dragon Dictation to dictate their responses out loud,” says teacher Erin M. “Then I work with the students to teach them to group topics together into paragraphs and to use a dictionary and thesaurus to add detail words.”.
Great creative writing teachers are very passionate about literature, and because of them many of their students will continue to pursue creative writing outside of school. Those teachers also impact learners because of the great creative writing activities they use to get the students' imaginations to run free. “There’s always room for a. Dictation has become increasingly popular with writers who want to improve their writing productivity. As a writer and editor, I struggle with achy wrists from too much typing, tapping, and mousing. I know I'm not alone. To save my wrists, I've decided to take dictation for a spin. Here a few tips for using dictation, if you decide to give it a.
Make sure your child knows you’re available to help with spelling or proofreading whenever he or she needs it. When you make writing time a priority for you, it will make it easier for your child to improve his or her writing skills. Connect Their Interests. Think about your son or daughter’s favourite book series. Students faced with such difficult odds have trouble staying motivated. Writing problems rarely occur in isolation, and improvements in writing go hand in hand with the development of other non.
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Teachers' use of dictating machines to improve the written composition of college students. Nacogdoches, Tex., Stephen F. Austin State College, (OCoLC) Document Type: Book: All Authors / Contributors: Theodore John Kallsen; Stephen F. Austin State College. the rising workload of english teachers fostered this feasibility study which used dictating machines to transmit teacher comments on compositions to students.
approximately students in 30 sections of freshman english wrote pre- and post-experimental themes. in control sections, teachers graded assigned themes in the traditional way with marginal symbols and comments. Dictation is the process of writing down what someone else has said. With young children, dictation offers a way for a parent or a teacher to record a child's thoughts or ideas when the writing demands surpass writing skills.
Dictation provides a chance for an adult to model many writing behaviors including handwriting, matching sounds-to-letters to spell words, and sentence formation. 1. Prove that dictation is faster than writing. Engage students in a brief contest in which you dictate two paragraphs while the student attempts to legibly copy the same text through handwriting.
Use a stopwatch to see how long it takes you to complete your dictation versus the Author: Randy Kulman. Allow time for the students to review what they have written and to check for spelling, punctuation and grammar.
Display the text on the board so students can check and correct their writing. Having the students compare their version of the text to the original can increase their ability to notice aspects of language with which they struggle.
But first, teachers need to guide students and can use the Writing Process Chart page to begin this guid-ance. While the writing process is being taught, stu-dents fill in the boxes as directed by the teacher. If students fill each box as the teacher introduces the stage or strategy, students.
As a bonus, it allows students to use pre-written words without having to learn more complex fine motor and cognitive skills first.
Deliver reinforcement right away. When your student displays any type of writing or prewriting behavior–holding a crayon, scribbling, pressing keys on a computer, drawing on a SMART Board–follow it up with. [ This is an excerpt from The Healthy Writer: Reduce your Pain, Improve your Health, and Build a Writing Career for the Long-Term by Joanna Penn and Dr Euan Lawson.
Available now in ebook and print editions.] So, why dictate. (1) Health reasons. You can dictate standing up or while walking, or lying in bed with injuries, or if pain stops you typing. As ESL teachers, we’ve all had those students who do great on their grammar exams, speak up confidently in class, and are always first to raise their hands for activities - and yet, when it comes time for a writing assignment, they can barely squeeze out a few short sentences.
This can be frustrating for the student and teacher alike - but it’s the symptom of a problem that’s well-known /5(10). Your personal writing coach. A grammar checker, style editor, and writing mentor in one package.
The best writing depends on much more than just correct grammar. You need an editing tool that also highlights style issues and compares your writing to the best writers in your genre. Write the book inside you by using voice recognition technology.
Finish the book you started. Voice writing can empower you. In this course, I ease the path of technology adoption for writers by: Explaining why you should use dictation even if you have tried to use speech recognition software in the past.
Technology can be a huge boost for adults and kids who struggle with writing.A keyboard, for example, can help people who have trouble using a pen or pencil. Assistive technology (AT) tools like this can make the physical act of writing easier.
AT can also help with spelling and grammar, and with organizing and expressing thoughts in writing. The primary purpose of descriptive writing is to describe a person, place or thing in such a way that a picture is formed in the reader's mind. Capturing an event through descriptive writing involves paying close attention to the details by using all of your five senses.
Teaching students to write more descriptively will improve their writing by making it more interesting and engaging to read. Teaching; Students; Teaching English in the Two-Year College, Composition Studies, Writing Program Administration, and the Journal of Writing Assessment, to name but a few.
in a book. 3. Use writing prompts. A writing prompt is an idea that jumpstarts the writing process. The prompt can be a short sentence, a paragraph, or even a picture, but the purpose is the same — to ignite your creativity so you’ll begin writing.
Writing prompts can help you when you feel stuck while writing your book. More recently, I’ve been using the dictation software Dragon Professional Individual convert speech to text and transcribe first drafts of articles, blog posts, book chapters and more.
Dragon Professional (or Dragon NaturallySpeaking) is easier to use, more accurate, and now part of my writing workflow. Dictation of sentence a) The teacher said the entire sentence and had students repeat the sentence. b) The teacher then dictated the first part of the sentence and gave students time to write the first part.
c) As the students wrote, the teacher moved around the classroom and monitored student work. Feedback. In writing a first draft, students use information from their graphic organizers, supplemented by their own experiences as well as by guided research done in class.
Students then read through their work alone, with a partner, in a small group, and/or with the teacher in order to learn ways to revise their work.
If the future of writing lies in dictation, then it would be important for teachers to help students refine their dictation-based writing skills. Since individual students respond differently to different teaching styles, we may find that writing through dictation helps some students to learn composition skills better.
Effective writing is a vital component of students’ literacy achievement, and writing is a critical communication tool for students to convey thoughts and opinions, describe ideas and events, and analyze information. Indeed, writing is a life-long skill that plays a key role in post-secondary success across academic and vocational disciplines.
Each worksheet is colorful, has examples, and space for students to write their responses. On these worksheets, students learn to improve their writing by finishing the story, responding to questions, writing in practical situations, arguing a position, and writing ly and writing process first evolved from economic necessity in.- Sentence dictation offers several benefits for improving writing skills.
Implemented in the right way, writing dictated sentences can be very effective for improving spelling and grammar. This book is all about using dictation software to improve your writing speed and productivity. It is not a how-to guide to operating the software but about how you can integrate the software into your workflow.
It talks about when you can use the software and when it is probably best to use other s: