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This single subject, pre-experimental research aims at examining the effects of grammar instruction on students’ grammar comprehension and the ability of self error correction in their English writings via the assistance of an online English writing evaluation system. Five mini grammar lessons were given along with the writing practices in a 15-week implementation period. The results of the pre- and the post-test show that students’ grammar comprehension improves slightly. The progress is further verified by the reduction of grammar errors made by participants in their first and last essays. The findings show that having the indirect error feedback from an online evaluation system with consistent marking standard, students should be able to correct most errors by themselves. However, to improve their written accuracy, mini-lessons of related grammar points are suggested to be supplemented in writing classes.
Jan, L.C. & Chao, C.T. (2012). Grammar Instruction and Computer-Assisted Self Error Correction. In Proceedings of Global Learn 2012: Global Conference on Learning and Technology (pp. 109-114). Online,: Association for the Advancement of Computing in Education (AACE). Retrieved March 23, 2019 from https://www.learntechlib.org/primary/p/42050/.
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