The quantitative analysis of distinct lexical items of students' writings completed after synchronous and asynchronous pre-writing discussions was performed through the application of a two-tailed t-test. The results of this analysis led to the conclusion that at significance level alpha = .05, the CMC mode in which the pre-writing discussion was completed influenced differently students' first drafts on a lexical level: the intertextual connections between the pre-writing interactions and the first drafts of the participants from the asynchronous group at a lexical level were significantly stronger than those of their counterparts who participated in synchronous pre-writing discussions.most of her paragraph content suggestions. Mostly, in his message, he added his ideas about paragraph organization. His message had a total of 28 idea units, 13 of which were related directly to the content of the discussed topic. Althoughanbsp;...
|Title||:||The Communicative Two-way Pre-writing Task Performed Via Asynchronous and Synchronous Computer-mediated Communication and Its Influence on the Writing Expertise Development of Adult English Language Learners: A Mixed Design Study|
|Publisher||:||ProQuest - 2007|