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Experimenting with english collaborative writing on google sites
Abstract A considerable amount of research in recenA considerable amount of research in recent years has shown the advantages of integrating Web 2.0 technologies with language teaching. Specifically, this paper will shed light on the positive effects of web-based collaborative writing on Google Sites based on a project carried out in four primary schools in Hong Kong, as revealed by the qualitative data samples of students' and teachers' comments and revisions, as well as the result of focus group interviews. Both students' and teachers' revisions and feedback not only endorse but also expand on the benefits of using Google Sites in the linguistic, discourse and motivational domains for students as suggested by previous research findings. Key observations based on the present study will also be highlighted to offer insights into ways of merging Web 2.0 technologies and language teaching in a second or foreign language context like that of Hong Kong.n language context like that of Hong Kong.
Abstractsub A considerable amount of research in recenA considerable amount of research in recent years has shown the advantages of integrating Web 2.0 technologies with language teaching. Specifically, this paper will shed light on the positive effects of web-based collaborative writing on Google Sites based on a project carried out in four primary schools in Hong Kong, as revealed by the qualitative data samples of students' and teachers' comments and revisions, as well as the result of focus group interviews. Both students' and teachers' revisions and feedback not only endorse but also expand on the benefits of using Google Sites in the linguistic, discourse and motivational domains for students as suggested by previous research findings. Key observations based on the present study will also be highlighted to offer insights into ways of merging Web 2.0 technologies and language teaching in a second or foreign language context like that of Hong Kong.n language context like that of Hong Kong.
Bibtextype inproceedings  +
Has author Tavares N. + , Samuel Chu +
Has extra keyword Collaborative learning + , Google sites + , Hong-kong + , Primary schools + , Wiki + , Teaching + , Websites + , Students +
Has keyword Collaborative learning + , English writing + , Google sites + , Hong Kong + , Primary schools + , Wiki +
Isbn 9789898565068  +
Language English +
Number of citations by publication 0  +
Number of references by publication 0  +
Pages 217–222  +
Published in CSEDU 2012 - Proceedings of the 4th International Conference on Computer Supported Education +
Title Experimenting with english collaborative writing on google sites +
Type conference paper  +
Volume 1  +
Year 2012 +
Creation dateThis property is a special property in this wiki. 7 November 2014 15:04:03  +
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DateThis property is a special property in this wiki. 2012  +
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