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Alghamdi, Amani K. Hamdan; Deraney, Philline – International Journal of Teaching and Learning in Higher Education, 2018
This study highlights how teaching a research methods course to undergraduate students can be a successful endeavor when active learning is the main method of learning and teaching. In this study, the effectiveness of using active learning in the experimental group to achieve the learning outcomes and final product of a freshman-year writing and…
Descriptors: Research Skills, Active Learning, Teaching Methods, Statistical Analysis
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Yilmaz, Adnan – Contemporary Educational Technology, 2018
The rapid and continuous developments in computer technologies underscores the need to investigate computers' impact on students' motivation in second/foreign language (L2)reading and writing skills. Given this need, the present empirical study aims to examine the effect of computers on students' motivation in L2 reading and writing skills. 35…
Descriptors: Computer Uses in Education, Reading Skills, Writing Skills, Learning Motivation
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McNamara, Tim; Morton, Janne; Storch, Neomy; Thompson, Celia – Language Assessment Quarterly, 2018
This article addresses the suitability of the CEFR as the basis for decisions about the readiness of individuals to engage in academic writing tasks in undergraduate university courses, and as a guide to progress. The CEFR offers potentially relevant general scales and subscales, but also more specific subscales for writing in the academic…
Descriptors: Guidelines, Undergraduate Students, Foreign Countries, Academic Discourse
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Morrison, Bruce; Evans, Stephen – Language Learning in Higher Education, 2018
In an increasingly globalised world, English-medium tertiary education has become increasingly prominent and sought after. However, non-native speaker (NNS) school-leavers entering an English-medium university, whether as NNS local students or as international students, not only encounter those challenges faced by all freshmen students, but often…
Descriptors: English (Second Language), Language of Instruction, Foreign Students, College Freshmen
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Callinan, Carol J.; van der Zee, Emile; Wilson, Garry – Journal of Further and Higher Education, 2018
Social cognitive learning theory has shown that observational learning positively influences essay writing development in high-school students, and that self-efficacy impacts on motivation. This study investigated the relative contribution of model observation, model evaluation, post-submission feedback, and factors relating to self-efficacy, as…
Descriptors: Essays, Writing Skills, Skill Development, Self Efficacy
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Dolgunsöz, Emrah; Yildirim, Gürkan; Yildirim, Serkan – Journal of Language and Linguistic Studies, 2018
Today technological developments emerge in a blink of an eye with an astounding speed and each update or development is investigated by educational researchers to contribute educational research and practice. VR (Virtual Reality), one of these technologies, can be defined as the visual technology in which a person experiences various virtual…
Descriptors: English (Second Language), Second Language Learning, Second Language Instruction, Computer Simulation
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Nagao, Akiko – English Language Teaching, 2018
This study explored how 14 foreign-language writers at a university in Japan changed their genre awareness of discussion genre texts (particularly argumentative essays) during a 15-week systemic functional linguistics course consisting of text-based writing lessons assigned as part of a teaching and learning cycle. To obtain in-depth quantitative…
Descriptors: Writing Instruction, Classroom Techniques, English (Second Language), Second Language Instruction
Boczkowski, Derek John – ProQuest LLC, 2018
This dissertation attempts to address three areas of significance to the current academic zeitgeist: 1) the disciplinary re-characterization of English composition in consideration of its ability to aid the transfer of writing practices, 2) the increasing theorization of writing in academic settings as sets of social practices, 3) the repeated…
Descriptors: Writing (Composition), English, Writing Skills, Higher Education
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Kato, Makiko – English Language Teaching, 2018
The purpose of the present study is to examine whether the summarizing skills in the first language (L1) of learners of English as a Foreign Language (EFL) affect their summary performances in a second language (L2). To examine the transferring of L1 summarizing skills to L2 summary performance it is necessary to figure out which L1 knowledge and…
Descriptors: English (Second Language), Second Language Learning, Second Language Instruction, Native Language
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Yoshimura, Fumiko – TESL-EJ, 2018
This paper reports on results of empirical research investigating written summaries of first-year Japanese university students, their task representations of summary writing, and the relationships between their representations and task performance. Data for this study were obtained by asking 108 students to read an English text and write a summary…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Plagiarism, Writing Skills, Correlation
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Moe, Peter Wayne – Composition Studies, 2018
In this article, I present a collection of student sentences to explore what it means to, and how a writer might, inhabit a sentence. Such inhabitation is a matter of ethos, style, and composition--a matter of a writer located grammatically within a discourse. Relying on student sentences, I challenge sentence-appreciation books and websites that…
Descriptors: Writing (Composition), Sentences, Sentence Structure, Reader Text Relationship
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Gennrich, Toni; Dison, Laura – Reading & Writing: Journal of the Reading Association of South Africa, 2018
Often, at universities, it is assumed that students will automatically find their 'voice' after a period of exposure to the academic field. What is not understood fully are the struggles that students with different levels of preparedness have in finding and asserting their academic voice, particularly in the academic writing genres necessary for…
Descriptors: Student Attitudes, Academic Discourse, Writing (Composition), Vocabulary
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Aryadoust, Vahid – Pedagogies: An International Journal, 2017
This study adapts Levels 1 and 2 of Kirkpatrick's model of training evaluation to evaluate learning outcomes of an English as a second language (ESL) paragraph writing course offered by a major Asian university. The study uses a combination of surveys and writing tests administered at the beginning and end of the course. The survey evaluated…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Writing Instruction, College Instruction, English (Second Language)
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Xie, Qin – Educational Psychology, 2017
The study utilised a fine-grained diagnostic checklist to assess first-year undergraduates in Hong Kong and evaluated its validity and usefulness for diagnosing academic writing in English. Ten English language instructors marked 472 academic essays with the checklist. They also agreed on a Q-matrix, which specified the relationships among the…
Descriptors: Academic Discourse, College Students, College English, Foreign Countries
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Silva, Pedro – E-Learning and Digital Media, 2017
There are several technological tools which aim to support first year students' challenges, especially when it comes to academic writing. This paper analyses one of these tools, Wiley's AssignMentor. The Technological Pedagogical Content Knowledge framework was used to systematise this analysis. The paper showed an alignment between the tools'…
Descriptors: Scaffolding (Teaching Technique), Assignments, College Freshmen, Freshman Composition
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