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Writing Week Update 1

On Day 5 of the Writing Week in the Faculty of Health at the University of Canberra I was fascinated to find a blog post entitled UK Study Links Technology and Writing Skills. The post notes the publication and findings of a report written by Christina Clark and George Dugdale (November, 2009) entitled Young people’s writing: Attitudes, behaviour and the role of technology. The authors  note some of their key findings: 75% of young people said that they write regularly. Technology-based formats were most frequently written. For example, 82% of young people wrote text messages at least once a month, 73%...