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ERIC Number: ED432915
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1998-Mar
Pages: 25
Abstractor: N/A
Strategy Inventory for E-Mail Writing.
Sun, Yu-Chih
A 50-item, five-point Likert scale inventory was designed to be a valid and reliable group-administered instrument to provide a profile of the declarative knowledge of electronic mail (e-mail) strategies used by students learning English as a second language (ESL) or foreign language (EFL). The inventory was developed primarily for voluntary use by ESL/EFL teachers. The Strategy Inventory for E-mail Writing (SIEW) is in questionnaire form and has four strategy subscales: cognitive; metacognitive; social; and affective. This report describes the development and pilot testing of the SIEW with two groups (n=51 and 208 college ESL students, respectively), and presents results. Implications for classroom ESL/EFL instruction and for incorporation of learning and writing strategy instruction are examined. The instrument is appended. (Contains 14 references.) (MSE)
Publication Type: Reports - Research; Speeches/Meeting Papers; Tests/Questionnaires
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Practitioners; Teachers
Language: English
Sponsor: N/A
Authoring Institution: N/A
Note: Paper presented at the Annual Meeting of the Teachers of English to Speakers of Other Languages (32nd, Seattle, WA, March 17-21, 1998).