publication . Article . 2006

Research paper writing: the task dependency principle as a tool in developing learner independence

Šeškauskienė, Inesa;
Open Access English
  • Published: 01 Jan 2006 Journal: Kalbotyra, volume 2,006, pages 130-136 (issn: 1392-1517, Copyright policy)
Abstract
The article examines the effectiveness of the task dependency principle (TDP) as applied in the Bachelor's Degree English Philology Program Graded Writing Course. Until now the TDP has been used only for practical non-native language learning. Its essence is the use of task dependency, whereby a later task follows on from and depends on an earlier one. When motivation problems are encountered in student work group, when each one of them is writing an individual bachelor’s assignment according to their own choice of topic, it is attempted to apply TDP or the peer review method within the work group when the introduction is being written for each assignment. The S...
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free text keywords: Lithuania ; Research paper writing ; The task dependency principle ; Learner ; Peer review

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