Process writing: An online collaborative writing environment for primary school students

Kevin Kai Wing CHAN, Siu Cheung KONG

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Abstract

This paper aims to discuss the design of an online collaborative writing platform for primary school students. With minimal face-to-face input from teachers, students went through process writing (a learner-centric learning approach with brainstorming, drafting, revising and publishing stages), and created their own storybooks with visual support, online scaffolds and communicative features using this online platform. Initial findings suggest that this writing platform can be an effective approach to improve students’ motivation towards English learning and writing skills. This paper also proposes that the Process Writing model can be used to facilitate students’ writing of different genres.
Original languageEnglish
Publication statusPublished - 2011
EventThe 19th International Conference on Computers in Education 2011 (ICCE 2011) - Chiang Mai, Thailand
Duration: 28 Nov 201102 Dec 2011

Conference

ConferenceThe 19th International Conference on Computers in Education 2011 (ICCE 2011)
Abbreviated titleICCE 2011
Country/TerritoryThailand
CityChiang Mai
Period28/11/1102/12/11

Citation

Chan, K. K.-W., & Kong, S. C. (2011, December). Process writing: An online collaborative writing environment for primary school students. Paper presented at the 19th International Conference on Computers in Education (ICCE 2011), Chiang Mai, Thailand.

Keywords

  • Collaborative learning
  • Process writing
  • Creative writing
  • Learner-centric e-learning application
  • Evaluation of CAL systems

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