25 university students who had Fast ForWord123 training for 11 weeks boosted their writing skills 25%.
This compares with a control group of 28 students at the same university who did not receive the training, and who showed no improvement over the same 11 week period.
Because no explicit practice with writing is included in the training program, the results of this study demonstrate that training in basic cognitive, listening, and reading skills generalise to improved writing ability.
The writing skills of the Fast ForWord 123 group were measured before and after training. The measurement tool was the OWLS Written Expression Scale. This is an internationally recognised standardised assessment which showed the 25 students improved their writing skills from below the control group students to above them after the training.