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Media: New York Times Article: "Internet English"

Submitter: Elizabeth J. Pyatt

Submitter Email: ejp10@psu.edu
Media Body: There's a New York Times article on teenagers using Interne
shorthand in their essays and what teacher reaction has been.

Nu Shortcuts in School R 2 Much 4 Teachers

As more teenagers socialize online, teachers are finding
that Internet English is popping up with increasing
frequency in school work.

http://www.nytimes.com/2002/09/19/technology/circuits/19MESS.html?8cir


Elizabeth J. Pyatt, Ph.D.
Instructional Designer
Education Technology Services, TLT
Penn State University
http://www.personal.psu.edu/ejp10
http://tlt.psu.edu

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Issue Number: 13.2388
Date Posted: September 20, 2002

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