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L1 Feedback In Automated Writing Evaluation: From Learners' Perspectives, Jayme Lynn Wilken Jan 2013

L1 Feedback In Automated Writing Evaluation: From Learners' Perspectives, Jayme Lynn Wilken

Graduate Theses and Dissertations

Learner attitudes and use of L1 glossed feedback in an automated writing evaluation program, Criterion®, were investigated in an intact IEP classroom setting. In this four week mixed methods study, students used Criterion®, to write and revise short essays and respond to surveys weekly. In addition, semi-structured interviews and screen capture videos were used with two focus participants. In weeks 1 and 3, students received English feedback (L2), but in weeks 2 and 4, students also received automated feedback in their native language (L1). Open coding was used to analyze the data (Esterberg, 2002).

Because glossed feedback has been shown ...