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ERIC Number: EJ876645
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2010-Apr
Pages: 9
Abstractor: As Provided
Reference Count: 0
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ISSN: ISSN-0951-0893
Tech-Era L2 Writing: Towards a New Kind of Process
Stapleton, Paul; Radia, Pavlina
ELT Journal, v64 n2 p175-183 Apr 2010
This study argues that L2 writing pedagogy needs to give more recognition to the impact emerging from new technological tools and online resources. While shifts in approaches from product to process to genre are well documented in the literature, little research has appreciated the collective influence generated by advances in technology. It is suggested here that developments in software and online resources are leading to improvements in many areas of student writing, both at the levels of language and content. Moreover, efficient use of this technology could have a significant effect on the way in which teachers provide feedback. Collectively, these advances suggest a new dimension has entered the writing process.
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Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research
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Language: English
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