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Macro and Micro Strategies to Stimulate Students' Criticality

Maya Gunawardena
2016 International Journal for Cross-Disciplinary Subjects in Education  
This study investigated macro and micro strategies that academics adopt in their teaching and assessment to enhance students' CT at one university in the schools of Physical Sciences, Engineering, Humanities  ...  The study also indicates several teacher-related and student-related challenges in developing holistic thinking with a subtle shift between scaffolded and independent learning and negotiating students'  ...  These results suggest the strong emphasis on the effective use of formative assessment. circular structure (see Figure 4) shows that formative assessment is more effective in developing critical thinking  ... 
doi:10.20533/ijcdse.2042.6364.2016.0371 fatcat:vi34jyrf4zcktcul2th3hjfxfe


Rufo A. Labarrete
2019 PUPIL International Journal of Teaching Education and Learning  
This study aimed to assess the sixth grade teachers instructional scaffolding practices in writing as a macro language skill with the end view of developing a contextualized Detailed Lesson Plan (DLP).  ...  Though commendable, their scaffolding practices however still fell short in actualizing instructional scaffolding holistically.  ...  In a similar vein, Oted (2014) reported that view-think-write, a learners" interests-based strategy in teaching writing, can also improve the writing performance of the students especially on the relevance  ... 
doi:10.20319/pijtel.2019.31.205219 fatcat:o7347a56nbb4lbv4t5d2wpbvai

The Success of an EAP Programme in Tertiary Education: Using a Student-Centric Approach to Scaffold Materials in an EAP

Misty So-Sum Wai Cook
2019 Studies in English Language Teaching  
Much less has been reported on the effectiveness of a detailed EAP curriculum design that scaffolds skills in stages.  ...  Researchers and practitioners who focus on academic writing in English for Academic Purposes (EAP) courses have reported on the need to equip students with the necessary knowledge and skills to deal with  ...  Scaffolding in the Writing Process in an EAP Curriculum An effective EAP course that adopts a reading-to-write approach is one that scaffolds materials and tasks as a process rather than focusing on the  ... 
doi:10.22158/selt.v7n2p213 fatcat:2umylohdkbcqvdfixeevl3k4bu

Comparison between Peer Feedback and Automated Feedback in College English Writing: A Case Study

Yang Luo, Yan Liu
2017 Open Journal of Modern Linguistics  
On the basis of all the findings, key elements of sociocultural theory are explored to provide multi-dimensional feedback scaffolding for students of lower-intermediate level in facilitating college English  ...  Peers and automated writing evaluation systems are new, main sources of feedback providers in college English writing.  ...  Its effects upon writings depend on students' voluntary adoption of the given comments and suggestions.  ... 
doi:10.4236/ojml.2017.74015 fatcat:z3xoqjvrdff7zo4zbzugitujde

Writing Workshops for First Year Law: my contribution as an applied linguist

Gina Curró
2016 The Law Teacher  
The workshops have been designed to assist in developing critical reading skills and improving your academic writing style.  ...  An assessment item within a unit of study requiring a written response will assess your ability to communicate in writing, even if this is not explicitly stated anywhere in the instructions or assessment  ...  In the literature on transition pedagogy Kift talks about "intentional curriculum focus to engage commencing students holistically to their learning… to inculcate a critical sense of academic and social  ... 
doi:10.1080/03069400.2016.1201744 fatcat:ed4exvkctrdbxai2v5vrbn6gp4

The Use of Rubrics in Benchmarking and Assessing Employability Skills

Linda Riebe, Denise Jackson
2014 Journal of Management Education  
The influence of peer feedback on self and peer assessment of oral skills. Language Testing, 19, 109-131. Phillips, V., & Bond, C. (2004). Undergraduates’ experience of critical thinking.  ...  They are now firmly entrenched in higher education (HE) across many developed econo- mies and typically encompass the ability to communicate, think critically, solve problems, and work effectively with  ... 
doi:10.1177/1052562913511437 fatcat:butxfrjvhvbstmcohnzxyzexim

Multimodal Composition to Explore the Self

Kelsey Dufresne
2022 Visualizing Objects, Places, and Spaces: A Digital Project Handbook  
As the creator of the assignment as well as the instructor of record for ENG 101 (Academic Writing and Research), I encouraged students to explore their own positionalities within the contexts of writing  ...  In doing so, I designed the course to be exploratory -enabling students to conduct research that  ...  Write effectively in specific situations, which may include various academic, professional, or civic situations, and 2.  ... 
doi:10.21428/51bee781.201690e3 fatcat:zgd4o6rrd5gzdbzjpoemy3ci6y

The Impact of Collaboration on the Process-Based Writing in EFL Classrooms in Saudi Arabia

Badia Hakim
2018 International Journal of English Linguistics  
Another chief goal of introducing this technique is to help students produce better academic writing pieces and improve their writing skills as they move in their writing process from pre-writing to post-writing  ...  This research is a study of the impact of collaboration on the process-based writing in EFL classrooms in Saudi Arabia.  ...  In the holistic assessment approach, a student's writing draft is quickly observed and evaluated against a holistic assessment criteria-based rubric.  ... 
doi:10.5539/ijel.v8n6p164 fatcat:qjpliepr3bavnhokzt7h7l44yi

Scalable, scaffolded writing assignments with online peer review in a large introductory economics course

Avi J. Cohen, Andrea L. Williams
2019 Journal of Economic Education  
Further, it is based on the premise that writing is highly situated and tied to a field's discourse and ways of knowing, and therefore writing in the disciplines (WID) is most effectively guided by those  ...  Part One: Introduction As one of the longest running educational reform movements in higher education in the US, Writing Across the Curriculum (WAC) has prospered in a variety of educational settings,  ...  Practices that assist students in developing an effective writing process include: class discussion of writing as a process, peer review of early drafts, teacher feedback to early (ungraded) drafts, and  ... 
doi:10.1080/00220485.2019.1654951 fatcat:lcqmzbybmnhoxnglltasphhoj4

Blackboard Collaborated‑Based Instruction in an Academic Writing Class: Sociocultural Perspectives of Learning

Hlaviso Motlhaka
2020 Electronic Journal of e-Learning  
The findings also provide an insight into how learning academic writing skills is facilitated by scaffolding between peers wherein Blackboard Collaborated‑Based Instruction serves as a mediator in students  ...  ' development of academic writing.  ...  This suggests that peer feedback through peer scaffolding lead to coconstruction of knowledge and improvement of students' academic writing performance.  ... 
doi:10.34190/ejel. fatcat:tvjxl5vc7nc3vihrlbwilnmgci

Academic Literacies: A Critical Review of a Core Information Systems Postgraduate Subject

Mark B. Freeman
2014 Information Systems Development  
Through a critical analysis, the review identified three types of literacies that the subject aims to distil in students: critical, academic and digital literacies.  ...  The critical analysis was used to identify whether, and how, students were taught these literacies through the completion of a major assessment, which asked students to review an existing information system  ...  Google) rather than on peer-reviewed academic literature [14] .  ... 
dblp:conf/isdevel/Freeman14 fatcat:sjmhjup6nrgslehefbdlhwms2y

Genre-based Rubric for Peer Feedback

Farhad Jafari Basmenj
2020 Modern Journal of Studies in English Language Teaching and Literature  
Peer feedback in writing is considered an important stage of pedagogy. Peer feedback in L2 writing has been investigated through different lenses.  ...  This study offers a literature review of peer feedback literature, pinpoints the gaps, and provides a new, student-friendly 3x3 rubric for argumentative genre in writing through the amalgamation of frameworks  ...  In the peer Deconstruction phase, students' writings are deconstructed by their peers through comments on the text scaffolded by a rubric.  ... 
doi:10.56498/21202092 fatcat:vxpryze5w5ev3d3sxfifdimeru

Cultivating STEAM Literacy: Emphasizing the Implementation of the Arts through Reading Practices Supporting the Asian Diaspora

Jennifer C. Park
2021 Asia-Pacific Science Education  
Featuring student-centered endeavors through self-selected texts and in-class reading practices followed by tiered scaffolded discourse engagements, this framework initiates greater interest, autonomy,  ...  This teaching and learning framework focuses on utilizing multimodal texts to increase exposure and opportunities for students to creatively explore diverse realms of STEM through the arts.  ...  This approach allows for peer-based scaffolding to take place as students begin dissecting their texts and asking higher-order cognitive thinking questions together.  ... 
doi:10.1163/23641177-bja10034 fatcat:ch7skhgysjbxrhjmtybondg7di

Scaffolding with Online Tasks for Developing Critical Writing Skills of 2nd Year Secondary School Students

Manal Farouk Mohammed
2020 Journal of Education  
students .Thus ,the aim of the study was achieved as using scaffolding with online tasks showed a large effect size on developing the critical writing skills for the experimental group of the participants  ...  Based on the results, it was recommended that teachers should give due attention to the development of critical writing skills in EFL classes through online scaffolding tasks .In addition, using scaffolding  ...  Rubrics can be used to assess critical writing . This leads to greater independence .In addition, through peer review, students regularly review their peers.  ... 
doi:10.21608/edusohag.2020.103726 fatcat:fyrj2tgz3rf4bhkshxgnvvze6i

Online Collaborative Case Study Learning

Kathryn Lee
2007 Journal of College Reading and Learning  
Case studies related to self-regulation of behavior, motivation, and cognition for academic tasks were used to prompt students' critical thinking and facilitate deep learning of self-regulation topics,  ...  Case study learning was integrated into a course designed to improve students' potential for academic success and increase student retention.  ...  The analytical essays were graded on a scale of 1-4 using Holistic Critical Thinking Scoring Rubric (HCTSR).  ... 
doi:10.1080/10790195.2007.10850199 fatcat:4anlvlqywjhwfab5yhluwnuvb4
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