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Peer-To-Peer Corrective Feedback In A Group Interaction

Abdul Raof, Abdul Halim and Che Razali, Sulia Masturina (2010) Peer-To-Peer Corrective Feedback In A Group Interaction. Peer-To-Peer Corrective Feedback In A Group Interaction . pp. 1-6. (Unpublished)

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Abstract

The study investigated the provision of corrective feedback and learner repair of errors following feedback in interactional context of peer-to-peer conversations, particularly in a group setting. A total of four students in their early twenties participated in the study. These students are participants of the “Friends of English” (FoE) programme conducted by Centre of Teaching and Learning, Universiti Teknologi Malaysia. The relationship among error types, feedback types and learner repairs were examined. The interaction between these students in a group setting was recorded using Sony Sound Forge. The recorded interactions were transcribed and coded for types of errors (Syntactic / Lexical / L1), types of negative implicit feedback (Negotiation / Recasts) and learner repairs. Findings indicate that the mentor focused on recasts. He provided implicit negative feedback in the form of recasts to all three types of learner errors while engaging in the discussions. The majority of L1 errors were corrected followed by Lexical errors. Syntactic errors had the least number of repairs. Lexical error was the focus of the mentor as over half of Lexical errors received feedback followed by Syntactic error and L1 use. Keywords: peer-to-peer conversations

Item Type:Article
Uncontrolled Keywords:peer-to-peer conversations
Subjects:L Education > L Education (General)
Divisions:Education
ID Code:11202
Deposited By: Assoc. Prof Dr Azizi Yahaya
Deposited On:02 Dec 2010 15:53
Last Modified:02 Dec 2010 15:53

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