The effects of planning and handwriting style on quantity measures in secondary school children's writing

Williams, G.J. ORCID: 0000-0001-7689-1231, Larkin, R.F. ORCID: 0000-0002-8690-1111, Coyne-Umfreville, E. and Herbert, T.C., 2019. The effects of planning and handwriting style on quantity measures in secondary school children's writing. Frontiers in Psychology, 10: 1143. ISSN 1664-1078

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The study aimed to evaluate the proposer, translator, editor, and transcriber process model of writing in the context of secondary school children. Eighty-three children completed written texts under conditions that facilitated the proposer and placed resource demands on the transcriber. It was found that the number of words, lexical richness, and the number of sentences were affected by transcription resource demands, while the number of sentences was increased when the proposer was facilitated. There were also by-gender interactions that indicated male writers and female writers completed the tasks to different product levels. The discussion proposes that future developments of the model take into account a more direct interaction between the transcriber and translation level processes when considering this age group.

Item Type: Journal article
Publication Title: Frontiers in Psychology
Creators: Williams, G.J., Larkin, R.F., Coyne-Umfreville, E. and Herbert, T.C.
Publisher: Frontiers Media
Date: 2019
Volume: 10
ISSN: 1664-1078
Rights: Copyright © 2019 Williams, Larkin, Coyne-Umfreville and Herbert. This is an open-access article distributed under the terms of the Creative Commons Attribution License (CC BY). The use, distribution or reproduction in other forums is permitted, provided the original author(s) and the copyright owner(s) are credited and that the original publication in this journal is cited, in accordance with accepted academic practice. No use, distribution or reproduction is permitted which does not comply with these terms.
Divisions: Schools > School of Social Sciences
Record created by: Linda Sullivan
Date Added: 21 Jun 2019 10:16
Last Modified: 21 Jun 2019 10:16

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