Chapter One introduces the research problem and the rationale for this type of study. Chapter Two provides a historical background of the writing instruction and research in English as a second language as well as an overview of the impact computers have had on the teaching of L2 writing. Chapter Three describes the methodology of the study. Chapters Four and Five respectively provide the results and analysis of the study. Chapter Six addresses the limitations and conclusions of this study plus offers recommendation for future research. The appendices provide copies of the materials used to collect data, of students' pre- and post-diagnostic essays, the scoring rubrics, and a collection of activities for the computer classroom.A full comparison of the TOEFL rubric and the departmental rubric follows: Continued Figure 1 I have made this comparison between the. 91. Sc Criteria Sc Criteria An essay at this level: 6.0 - effectively addresses the writing ta sk 4.0 - relatively focused, clear attempt at thesis. ... propriate word choice - demo and ap - paragraphing or sense of physical chunking of ideas or information to facilitate reading.
|Title||:||Computers in Second Language (L2) Composition Classrooms|
|Author||:||Gloria Ester Ulloa-Caceres|
|Publisher||:||ProQuest - 2006|