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ERIC Number: EJ1107984
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2006
Pages: 13
Abstractor: As Provided
ISSN: ISSN-1559-663X
Error Correction and Feedback in the EFL Writing Classroom: Comparing Instructor and Student Preferences
Diab, Rula L.
English Teaching Forum, v44 n3 p2-13 2006
This article discusses what EFL instructors and their students like and dislike about error correction and paper marking and discusses what this means for classroom teaching. The article lists the benefits and drawbacks of error correction for students' writing and argues for the need to look at preferred methods for both teachers and students. It reports on a study of university EFL instructors and discusses these teachers' beliefs regarding important aspects of writing and their preference for paper-marking techniques.
US Department of State. Bureau of Educational and Cultural Affairs, Office of English Language Programs, SA-5, 2200 C Street NW 4th Floor, Washington, DC 20037. e-mail:; Web site:
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research; Tests/Questionnaires
Education Level: Higher Education; Postsecondary Education
Audience: N/A
Language: English
Sponsor: N/A
Authoring Institution: N/A
Identifiers - Location: Lebanon
Grant or Contract Numbers: N/A