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Does the computer make a difference?: The reaction of candidates to a computer-based versus a traditional hand-written form of the IELTS Writing component: effects and impact

@inproceedings{Weir2007DoesTC,
  title={Does the computer make a difference?: The reaction of candidates to a computer-based versus a traditional hand-written form of the IELTS Writing component: effects and impact},
  author={C. Weir and Jin Yan and B. O'Sullivan and S. Bax},
  year={2007}
}
This study investigates whether there are meaningful differences in candidates' internal cognitive processing and their test scores where an English for Academic Purposes (EAP) writing test is presented in two modes - pencil-and-paper and computer. Analysis of the test data of 262 candidates provides strong evidence to support the claim that there were no significant differences between the scores awarded by two independent examiners for candidates' performances on the tests taken under two… Expand
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