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Benefits of Handwritten Input for Students Learning Algebra Equation Solving

@inproceedings{Anthony2007BenefitsOH,
  title={Benefits of Handwritten Input for Students Learning Algebra Equation Solving},
  author={Lisa Anthony and Jie Yang and K. Koedinger},
  booktitle={AIED},
  year={2007}
}
Building on past results establishing a benefit for using handwriting when entering mathematics on the computer, we hypothesize that handwriting as an input modality may be able to provide significant advantages over typing in the mathematics learning domain. We report the results of a study in which middle and high school students used a software tutor for algebra equation solving with either typing or handwriting as the input modality. We found that handwriting resulted in similar learning… 

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