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Iowa State University

2013

Academic writing

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Facilitating Revision In The English As A Second Language (Esl) Composition Classroom Through Computer-Based Multimodal Composing Activities: A Case Study Of Composing Practices Of Esl Students, Richmond Solomon Kwesi Dzekoe Jan 2013

Facilitating Revision In The English As A Second Language (Esl) Composition Classroom Through Computer-Based Multimodal Composing Activities: A Case Study Of Composing Practices Of Esl Students, Richmond Solomon Kwesi Dzekoe

Graduate Theses and Dissertations

Literature on second language (L2) writing indicates that, on their own, L2 writers are not able to notice problems with the linguistic and rhetorical features of their drafts and do successful self-revision; and that there is the need to facilitate self-revision in the L2 writing classroom. In view of this need, this dissertation explored the potential of computer-based multimodal composing activities (CBMCA) to help L2 writers' do self-revision in academic writing. It analyzed how 22 English as a second language (ESL) students used the CBMCA to facilitate self-revision as they composed academic papers.

Data collection and analysis were based on ...