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Using the developmental rubric as a tool in the teaching of academic writing

Mohd Asraf, Ratnawati and Md Zamin, Ainul Azmin (2017) Using the developmental rubric as a tool in the teaching of academic writing. The Asian EFL Journal, na (102). pp. 294-305. ISSN 1738-1460

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Abstract

This paper describes the results of a study that investigated the use and pedagogical potential of the developmental rubric in the teaching of writing to tertiary-level students of English for Academic Writing (EAW). Five teachers were interviewed on the use of the rubric for self-editing and peer feedback. The findings showed that the teachers felt that the rubric was a useful tool for providing feedback as well as for teaching, and that it could create a learning environment that was conducive to achieving the learning outcomes. The study concluded that the developmental rubric has an enormous potential to be used as a tool for the teaching of academic writing, but that efforts should be made to ensure that the items in the rubric correspond with the content to be graded.

Item Type: Article (Journal)
Additional Information: 3553/54160
Uncontrolled Keywords: Rubrics, academic writing, ESL writing, feedback
Subjects: L Education > LB Theory and practice of education > LB2300 Higher Education
P Language and Literature > PE English
Kulliyyahs/Centres/Divisions/Institutes (Can select more than one option. Press CONTROL button): Kulliyyah of Education
Depositing User: Dr Ainul Azmin Md Zamin
Date Deposited: 20 Jan 2017 08:42
Last Modified: 18 Jul 2019 15:02
URI: http://irep.iium.edu.my/id/eprint/54160

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