İNGİLİZCE'Yİ YABANCI DİL OLARAK ÖĞRENENLER İÇİN YAZMA BECERİSİ DERSİNDE YANSITMALI YAZIM

Meral ÇAPAR
2014 International Journal of Language Academy  
Lifelong learning is promoted in every field and place and one way to achieve this goal can be learning how to reflect on the learning process the learners go through and take the necessary actions to achieve their learning goals. The aim of this study was to find out to what extent EFL (English as a Foreign Language) learners could reflect on their essays in an EFL writing course and whether guidance of the teacher could help them to improve their reflections. The participants of the study
more » ... ts of the study were required to write a pre and post reflection on their writing process while composing in English. Data were collected through questionnaires to find out how they perceived the reflection process. The reflection elements were coded according to Chirema's coding scheme (2007) on a computer program used for qualitative data analysis. The findings showed that the learners produced more qualified reflections after the training and enjoyed the process of reflecting. The findings of the study may indicate that with appropriate training, it is possible to achieve autonomy in a writing course through enhancing reflection on the learning process. Teaching learners to reflect in EFL writing course may improve their skills at pre-writing stage.
doi:10.18033/ijla.118 fatcat:vlcccka2tbgg7mo5pe5c2lod6q