Mixed reactions have since emerged in researches conducted to identify the results of word processing programs and computer writing software on students’ writing capabilities. Some studies have shown positive effects towards the utilization of computer word processing programs. Having said that, others have indicated difference that is barely minimal instances when the programs or software are used by students (Swan 4). This paper will in effect establish if word processing programs and computer skill may either sharpen or even weaken college student’s writing skills.
Today, computer word processing programs have eased the editing procedure for correcting spelling mistakes, grammatical mistakes and sentence punctuations. Some latest word processors are even able place in text citations on student research papers Similarly, computer writing software are able to correct the mistakes and check for plagiarism of researched work. Continue Reading →