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An Authentic Learning Task in EFL Process Writing: The EPS Newsletter

, Eastern Mediterranean University, Cyprus

EdMedia + Innovate Learning, in Vienna, Austria ISBN 978-1-880094-65-5 Publisher: Association for the Advancement of Computing in Education (AACE), Waynesville, NC


This paper aims to describe the design of a web based writing artefact based on the 10 characteristics that constitute authentic tasks proposed by Herrington, Oliver and Reeves (2003), and how these characteristics can be used in Computer Assisted Language Learning context to design an engaging, meaningful, contextualized, collaborative and authentic learning environment. Furthermore, the 10 characteristics will be used to show how the four approaches suggested by Butler-Pascoe and Wiburg (2003) can be integrated in a web based course to develop language learners' writing skills further.


Ozverir, I. (2008). An Authentic Learning Task in EFL Process Writing: The EPS Newsletter. In J. Luca & E. Weippl (Eds.), Proceedings of ED-MEDIA 2008--World Conference on Educational Multimedia, Hypermedia & Telecommunications (pp. 3226-3231). Vienna, Austria: Association for the Advancement of Computing in Education (AACE). Retrieved March 23, 2019 from .


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