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ERIC Number: EJ998510
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2013-Mar
Pages: 11
Abstractor: As Provided
Reference Count: N/A
ISSN: ISSN-0346-251X
Writing Instruction in Jordan: Past, Present, and Future Trends
Al-Jarrah, Rasheed S.; Al-Ahmad, Sayyah
System: An International Journal of Educational Technology and Applied Linguistics, v41 n1 p84-94 Mar 2013
This study investigated English-language writing instruction in Jordan at three levels, namely primary and secondary state schools, a private school, and a state university. To address this issue, the researchers used tape-recorded interviews and class observations as primary tools of collecting data for the study. It turned out that a host of factors, internal and external, have contributed negatively to students' acquiring the desired level of competence in English writing. However, because the balance of power in the Middle East has been redefined and because new communication technologies such as the internet, e-mail messaging, web-page authoring, and cyber-communication have been advanced, students' desire to learn English has been refueled. (Contains 2 tables.)
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Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research
Education Level: Elementary Secondary Education; Higher Education
Audience: N/A
Language: English
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Authoring Institution: N/A
Identifiers - Location: Jordan