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Enhancing essay writing skills using track changes: Meningkatkan kemahiran menulis karangan melalui penggunaan track changes

Mohamed, Hasnah (2016) Enhancing essay writing skills using track changes: Meningkatkan kemahiran menulis karangan melalui penggunaan track changes. Malaysian Journal of Learning and Instruction, 13 (1). pp. 135-159. ISSN 1675-8110

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Abstract

The focus of this research is on teaching the Bahasa Melayu subject using track changes in essay writing. Methodology - This study employed an action research design and was conducted among 28 Form 5 students taking the subject Bahasa Melayu. The data were collected through observation, pre-test, post-test and an interview. The data was analyzed descriptively. Findings - The results showed that by using 'track changes' students can reduce errors when writing essays and improve their performance in Bahasa Melayu. The mean of the number of errors in the pre-test was 16.61 and in the post-test was 5, while the mean score in the pre-test was 53.25 and in the post-test was 75. This clearly shows that the effectiveness of using track changes in teaching writing. Significance - This research is important to show to the students the common mistakes made by them during essay writing. This is because the number of mistakes made when writing the essay will also affect the marks for the Bahasa Melayu subject. In addition, this study also supports and complements existing studies on the importance of the use of computers in the teaching and learning process.

Item Type:Article
Uncontrolled Keywords:Bahasa melayu, Computer-assisted language learning, Track changes
Subjects:L Education > LB Theory and practice of education
Divisions:Education
ID Code:74006
Deposited By: Fahmi Mokhsen
Deposited On:28 Nov 2017 13:01
Last Modified:28 Nov 2017 13:01

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