Computers and Writing: Issues and Implementations by M. SharplesComputers and Writing: Issues and Implementations by M. Sharples

Computers and Writing: Issues and Implementations

byM. Sharples

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This book grew out of the Fourth Conference on Computers and the Writing Process, held at the University of Sussex in March 1991. The conference brought together a wide variety of people interested in most aspects of computers and the writing process including, computers and writing education, computer supported fiction, computers and technical writing, evaluation of computer-based writing, and hypertext. Fifteen papers were selected from the twenty-five delivered at the conference. The authors were asked to develop them into articles, incorporating any insights they had gained from their conference presentations. This book offers a survey of the wide area of Computers and Writing, and describes current work in the design and use of computer-based tools for writing. University of Sussex M.S. October, 1991 Note from Publisher This collection of articles is being published simultaneously as a special issue, Volume 21(1-3), of Instructional Science - An International Journal of Learning and Cognition. Instructional Science 21: 1-4 (1992) 1 © Kluwer Academic Publishers, Dordrecht Introduction MIKE SHARPLES School of Cognitive and Computing Sciences, University of Sussex, Falmer, Brighton BNl 9QH, United Kingdom.
Title:Computers and Writing: Issues and ImplementationsFormat:PaperbackDimensions:224 pages, 24 × 16 × 0.01 inPublished:October 18, 2012Publisher:Springer-Verlag/Sci-Tech/TradeLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:9401051836

ISBN - 13:9789401051835

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Table of Contents

Authors and Information Technology: New Challenges in Publishing.- Collaborative Writing Practices and Writing Support Technologies.- Two Failures in Computer-Mediated Textcommunication.- Conditions for Discovery through Writing.- Problems in Achieving a Global Perspective of the Text in Computer-based Writing.- Designing Minimal Computer Manuals from Scratch.- Computer Support for the Development of Writing Abilities.- Schoolchildren's Revision Tactics.- A Hypertext Open Learning System for Writers.- Hypertext Adventures: Computer-assisted Teaching of Technical Report Writing in Delft.- CINEWRITE: an Algorithm-sketch for Writing Novels Cinematically, and Two Mysteries Therein.- Making Connections: the Logical Structuring of Hypertext Documents.- Reviewing and Correcting Specifications.- An Engineering Application for Hypertext.- High Speed Text Input to Computer using Handwriting.- Contributors.