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ERIC Number: EJ1075762
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2014
Pages: 11
Abstractor: As Provided
Reference Count: 13
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ISSN: ISSN-1916-4742
The Effects of Self-Monitoring and Peer-Monitoring on Writing Activities
Toofan, Zohreh Zare; Maghsoudi, Mojtaba; Madani, Davood
English Language Teaching, v7 n6 p109-119 2014
Writing is an important experience through which we are able to share ideas, arouse feelings, persuade and convince other people (White & Arndt, 1991). It is important to view writing not solely as the product of an individual, but as a cognitive, social and cultural act. Writing is an act that takes place within a context, that accomplishes a particular purpose and that is appropriately shaped for its intended audience (Hamplyones & Condon, 1989).The present research considered the significance effects of two important independent variables self-monitoring and peer-monitoring in writing activities on Iranian English as a Foreign Language (EFL) learners. In this research we were supposed to investigate self-monitoring & peer-monitoring effects on 173 male and female learners' writing activities whose age ranged from 16 to 27, and they had a composing description writing paragraph as pre & posttest in the same conditions. Although many studies have been conducted on the effects of self-monitoring with a variety of students across a variety of settings (Amato-Zech, Hoff, & Doepke, 2006, L. Dunlap, G. Dunlap, L. Koegel, & R. Koegel 1991). This research studied about self-monitoring and peer-monitoring procedures which had new effects on learners' written tasks.
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Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research
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Language: English
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Identifiers - Location: Iran