publication . Article . 2010

Formative e-feedback in collaborative writing assignments: the effect of the process and time

Guasch, Teresa; Espasa, Anna; Alvarez, Ibis;
Open Access Catalan; Valencian
  • Published: 01 Jan 2010
  • Publisher: eLearn Center Research Paper Series
Writing is one of the most common activities in higher education, and is essential if we are situated in virtual learning environments based on written communication. However, the fact that it is a customary activity does not mean that it is specifically taught or that guidance is given to help students in the academic writing process (Lonka, 2003). In fact, the opposite often happens; students are already expected to know how to write in different contexts. Nevertheless, students require specific support from teachers and their peers to enable them to deal with the processes and products of academic communication. Feedback could be one type of support, seen as ...
free text keywords: e-Feedback; Writing; Collaborative task; Higher education; Online learning environment; Timing of feedback
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