Txt msg n school literacy: does texting and knowledge of text abbreviations adversely affect children's literacy attainment?

@inproceedings{Plester2008TxtMN,
  title={Txt msg n school literacy: does texting and knowledge of text abbreviations adversely affect children's literacy attainment?},
  author={Beverly Plester and Clare Wood and Victoria Rewcastle Bell},
  year={2008}
}
This paper reports on two studies which investigated the relationship between children’s texting behaviour, their knowledge of text abbreviations and their school attainment in written language skills. In Study One, 11–12-year-old children provided information on their texting behaviour. They were also asked to translate a standard English sentence into a text message and vice versa. The children’s standardised verbal and nonverbal reasoning scores were also obtained. Children who used their… CONTINUE READING

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