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of writing media were similar for both groups-

Result 3: The effects of writing media were similar for both groupsexperienced writers and student writers. One of the more interesting findings of this study was a lack of subject-by-condition interactions. Although some analyses showed the experienced writers planning significantly more (specifically, in total number of planning clauses), the effect of the word processing condition to repress planning in general, decreased initial and conceptual planning, and increase sequential planning was the same for each group. If the differences between the word processing conditions and the pen-and-paper condition were due to subjects' greater familiarity with pen-and-paper, we might expect to see fewer differences between conditions for the experienced writers, who were also more experienced with both computers in general and with this word processing program. However, this was not the case.