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Dyslektikers skriftspråk - 15-åriga och vuxna dyslektikers skillnader i pausmönster under skrivande

Brink, Emilia LU (2012) ALSK11 20112
General Linguistics
Abstract
In this thesis I have investigated pauses in writing in word-internal contexts and clause boundaries. I have been looking at the differences between 15-year-olds and adults with dyslexia and been focusing on how many pauses and how much pause time they have in these contexts. People with dyslexia have difficulties coding words, which mean that they are bad spellers and readers. Normally we automatise processes like spelling, while practicing reading and writing, to be able to focus on other levels like planning the text. To investigate these pauses I have used the keystroke logging program ScriptLog where you can see all pauses and everything the writer does in a text before it is finished. In the pauses on word level I found that there... (More)
In this thesis I have investigated pauses in writing in word-internal contexts and clause boundaries. I have been looking at the differences between 15-year-olds and adults with dyslexia and been focusing on how many pauses and how much pause time they have in these contexts. People with dyslexia have difficulties coding words, which mean that they are bad spellers and readers. Normally we automatise processes like spelling, while practicing reading and writing, to be able to focus on other levels like planning the text. To investigate these pauses I have used the keystroke logging program ScriptLog where you can see all pauses and everything the writer does in a text before it is finished. In the pauses on word level I found that there were no differences between the groups except that the adults had more pauses in clause boundaries than the 15-year-olds, which can be explained by that they have practiced reading and writing and they are more used to reading their own texts and planning their writing. There seems to be two kinds of writers in each group and I could see that for the 15 year olds, the word internal pauses correlates with other categories while this is not the case for the adults. (Less)
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author
Brink, Emilia LU
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ALSK11 20112
year
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M2 - Bachelor Degree
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keywords
psykolingvistik, arbetsminne, pauser, tangentbordsloggning, dyslexi
language
Swedish
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2302422
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2012-02-01 09:23:57
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  abstract     = {In this thesis I have investigated pauses in writing in word-internal contexts and clause boundaries. I have been looking at the differences between 15-year-olds and adults with dyslexia and been focusing on how many pauses and how much pause time they have in these contexts. People with dyslexia have difficulties coding words, which mean that they are bad spellers and readers. Normally we automatise processes like spelling, while practicing reading and writing, to be able to focus on other levels like planning the text. To investigate these pauses I have used the keystroke logging program ScriptLog where you can see all pauses and everything the writer does in a text before it is finished. In the pauses on word level I found that there were no differences between the groups except that the adults had more pauses in clause boundaries than the 15-year-olds, which can be explained by that they have practiced reading and writing and they are more used to reading their own texts and planning their writing. There seems to be two kinds of writers in each group and I could see that for the 15 year olds, the word internal pauses correlates with other categories while this is not the case for the adults.},
  author       = {Brink, Emilia},
  keyword      = {psykolingvistik,arbetsminne,pauser,tangentbordsloggning,dyslexi},
  language     = {swe},
  note         = {Student Paper},
  title        = {Dyslektikers skriftspråk - 15-åriga och vuxna dyslektikers skillnader i pausmönster under skrivande},
  year         = {2012},
}