Web-based Writing Assessment to Enhance Students’ English Writing Performance

Erikson Togatorop

Abstract

Difficulties with English writing are a common cause of low English writing performance particularly for the students who learn English as a second or a foreign language. This has been long become the concern of the English educators and researchers, but not yet address how to facilitate the teachers or lecturers to do the writing assessment easier and faster so that the students may get feedback promptly which is very important for them to get progress in their writing learning and improve their writing performance. This study tried to apply a web-based writing assessment and attempted to examine its affectivity to enhance the student writing performance by employing a quantitative method in quasi-experiment design in the State Polytechnic of Batam (Polibatam), Indonesia. It found that the web-based writing assessment as the treatment group was better in enhancing students writing performance compared to the traditional conventional writing assessment as the control group.

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in Harvard Style

Togatorop E. (2020). Web-based Writing Assessment to Enhance Students’ English Writing Performance. In Proceedings of the 2nd International Conference on Applied Economics and Social Science - Volume 1: ICAESS, ISBN 978-989-758-517-3, pages 366-373. DOI: 10.5220/0010357903660373


in Bibtex Style

@conference{icaess20,
author={Erikson Togatorop},
title={Web-based Writing Assessment to Enhance Students’ English Writing Performance},
booktitle={Proceedings of the 2nd International Conference on Applied Economics and Social Science - Volume 1: ICAESS,},
year={2020},
pages={366-373},
publisher={SciTePress},
organization={INSTICC},
doi={10.5220/0010357903660373},
isbn={978-989-758-517-3},
}


in EndNote Style

TY - CONF

JO - Proceedings of the 2nd International Conference on Applied Economics and Social Science - Volume 1: ICAESS,
TI - Web-based Writing Assessment to Enhance Students’ English Writing Performance
SN - 978-989-758-517-3
AU - Togatorop E.
PY - 2020
SP - 366
EP - 373
DO - 10.5220/0010357903660373