The use of the process orientaed approach to writing among the chinese students

Ma Rong, (2007) The use of the process orientaed approach to writing among the chinese students. Masters thesis, Universiti Malaysia Sabah.

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Abstract

English is a foreign language in China. Students writing in English faced social and cognitive challenge related to literacy acquisition. Students are exposed to various kind of writing approaches. This research intends to study the effectiveness of using Process Oriented Approach to writing in improving the Writing ProfiCiency. 40 Chinese students undergoing IELP in UMS partiCipate in the study, and a Pretest and Posttest control Group design was employed. 20 learners made up the Controlled Group to receive the traditional method (the Product Based Approach) as opposed to the Experimental Group who receive the Process Oriented Approach. The Pretest and Posttest being the main instruments of research to collect data and the efficacy of instructional strategy was further supported by a questionnaire during research. The results indicated statistically significant difference between the Controlled Group and Experimental Group on the variables of pasttest scores, meaning that Process Oriented Approach to writing can be a useful means of helping students to improve their writing skills.

Item Type: Thesis (Masters)
Uncontrolled Keywords: Foreign language, english ,IELP
Subjects: L Education > LB Theory and practice of education
Divisions: FACULTY > Faculty of Psychology and Education
Depositing User: Noraini
Date Deposited: 06 Dec 2017 05:43
Last Modified: 06 Dec 2017 05:43
URI: http://eprints.ums.edu.my/id/eprint/17698

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