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Making academic writing real with ICT
Abstract The aim of the article is to explore the pThe aim of the article is to explore the potential use of ICT (Information and Communication Technology) as a tool that supports and improves students' skills of formal written English in the context of higher education. The article begins first by explaining how ICT is implemented in an optional course on academic writing taught at the Faculty of Informatics and Management in Hradec Kralove for 5 years already. Therefore, a short introduction to the concept of blended learning is mentioned. Furthermore, referring to the corresponding research literature, main pedagogy theories connected with the use of ICT are described, i.e. constructivism and activity theory. In addition to that, it shows how students' newly acquired knowledge and skills of formal written English result in real electronic publishing. Finally, students' end products of their half-semester effort are demonstrated and benefits of such work examined.trated and benefits of such work examined.
Abstractsub The aim of the article is to explore the pThe aim of the article is to explore the potential use of ICT (Information and Communication Technology) as a tool that supports and improves students' skills of formal written English in the context of higher education. The article begins first by explaining how ICT is implemented in an optional course on academic writing taught at the Faculty of Informatics and Management in Hradec Kralove for 5 years already. Therefore, a short introduction to the concept of blended learning is mentioned. Furthermore, referring to the corresponding research literature, main pedagogy theories connected with the use of ICT are described, i.e. constructivism and activity theory. In addition to that, it shows how students' newly acquired knowledge and skills of formal written English result in real electronic publishing. Finally, students' end products of their half-semester effort are demonstrated and benefits of such work examined.trated and benefits of such work examined.
Bibtextype inproceedings  +
Doi 10.1016/j.procs.2010.12.023  +
Has author Klimova B.F. +
Has extra keyword Blended learning + , English language + , ICT + , Wikipedia + , Writing + , Activity coefficients + , Electronic publishing + , Students + , Teaching + , Information technology +
Has keyword Blended learning + , English language + , ICT + , Students + , Wikipedia + , Writing +
Issn 18770509  +
Language English +
Number of citations by publication 0  +
Number of references by publication 0  +
Pages 133–137  +
Published in Procedia Computer Science +
Title Making academic writing real with ICT +
Type conference paper  +
Volume 3  +
Year 2011 +
Creation dateThis property is a special property in this wiki. 8 November 2014 04:30:40  +
Categories Publications without license parameter  + , Publications without remote mirror parameter  + , Publications without archive mirror parameter  + , Publications without paywall mirror parameter  + , Conference papers  + , Publications without references parameter  + , Publications  +
Modification dateThis property is a special property in this wiki. 8 November 2014 04:30:40  +
DateThis property is a special property in this wiki. 2011  +
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