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The effects of wikis on foreign language students writing performance
Abstract This study investigated the use of wikis iThis study investigated the use of wikis in improving writing skills among 42 male students at the Preparatory Year (PY) in King Saud University in Saudi Arabia. Research questions investigated writing accuracy and quality. Performance results on pre- and post-tests revealed that both groups improved significantly overtime in both accuracy and quality. However, the experimental group significantly outperformed the control group in both accuracy and quality of writing in the post-test. The implications of the results are that wikis can benefit teachers and students by improving their writing skills in accuracy and quality in a collaborative environment.nd quality in a collaborative environment.
Abstractsub This study investigated the use of wikis iThis study investigated the use of wikis in improving writing skills among 42 male students at the Preparatory Year (PY) in King Saud University in Saudi Arabia. Research questions investigated writing accuracy and quality. Performance results on pre- and post-tests revealed that both groups improved significantly overtime in both accuracy and quality. However, the experimental group significantly outperformed the control group in both accuracy and quality of writing in the post-test. The implications of the results are that wikis can benefit teachers and students by improving their writing skills in accuracy and quality in a collaborative environment.nd quality in a collaborative environment.
Bibtextype inproceedings  +
Doi 10.1016/j.sbspro.2011.11.139  +
Has author Alshumaimeri Y. +
Has keyword Accuracy + , CALL + , EFL + , Quality + , Saudi Arabia + , Wiki + , Writing +
Issn 18770428  +
Language English +
Number of citations by publication 0  +
Number of references by publication 0  +
Pages 755–763  +
Published in Procedia - Social and Behavioral Sciences +
Title The effects of wikis on foreign language students writing performance +
Type conference paper  +
Volume 28  +
Year 2011 +
Creation dateThis property is a special property in this wiki. 8 November 2014 05:12:08  +
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Modification dateThis property is a special property in this wiki. 8 November 2014 05:12:08  +
DateThis property is a special property in this wiki. 2011  +
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