What Are The Effects Of Technology On Spelling, Grammar, And Written Communication?

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Did you know that eighty-three percent of American adults own a cell phone? Technology has effected spelling, grammar, and written communication in both good and bad ways. It is very interesting to see the effects of technology on how people write and spell in day to day life.
Although most researchers believe that technology has negatively impacted people 's ability to spell, read, and write, some researchers believe that technology helps students learn in the classroom. The impact of technology on society must be weighed between helping people to learn and the problems that arise by using technology. "Technology quickens and simplifies tasks for students, yet it has ingrained in them an attitude that they do not have to put effort into anything they write"
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It is believed that "people know they 're using improper grammar when they text; it 's merely a shortcut that enables them to relay a message quickly and effectively" while it is also believed that shorthand cannot be controlled (Villines). Some people believe that the shortcuts used in texting can be controlled and solved when people are writing a paper.Using these shortcuts in texting will in time affect how people write, causing people to write faster and cause them to make more mistakes in their writing. "Overtime the way we communicate- even if we know the way we communicate is 'technically ' wrong- affects the way we think" shortcuts will appear even if they are not meant to (Villines). Using shortcuts in texting causes us to use the same shortcuts in writing without realizing that we have made a mistake. When shortcuts are used repeatedly the brain begins to recognize that shortcut and use it whenever possible to write faster. If shorthand is used while texting, in time the same shortcuts will begin to appear in writing. Shorthand can be controlled for some time but eventually the shortcuts will be used unintentionally by

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