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ERIC Number: EJ1165482
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2018
Pages: 17
Abstractor: As Provided
ISSN: EISSN-2289-2990
A Case Study of the Online Interactions among ESL Students to Complete Their Narrative Writing Task
Annamalai, Nagaletchimee
Malaysian Online Journal of Educational Technology, v6 n1 p1-17 2018
The study is a qualitative case study that investigated the patterns of interactions among ESL students during their online interactions to complete their narrative essays. The study found that students were engaged in interactions related to language related assistance, using partner as a resource and providing encouragement as suggested by Golonka et al. (2017). Nevertheless, these interactions were only focused on aspect related to sentence fluency and word choice. Interactions related to organizations and ideas were minimal. The findings implied that the presence of a teacher is pertinent for students to construct knowledge in a more meaningful way in the virtual classrooms. A number of pedagogical implications were suggested in this study
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Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research
Education Level: Secondary Education
Audience: N/A
Language: English
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Identifiers - Location: Malaysia
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