Deployment of a web based critiquing system for essay writing in hybrid learning environment

Sau Ling LEE, Kelvin C K WONG, Kwok Wai CHEUNG, Cynthia F K LEE

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This chapter describes the use of a Web-based essay critiquing system and its integration into in a series of composition workshops for a group of secondary school students in Hong Kong. It begins with a review and application of the hybrid learning approach, followed by a description of latent semantic analysis, a methodology for corpus preparation. Then, the distribution computing architecture for essay critiquing system is described. It explicates the way in which the system is integrated with a writing pedagogy implemented in the workshop and the feasibility evaluation result is derived. The positive result confirms the benefits of hybrid learning.

Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationHandbook of Research on Hybrid Learning Models
Subtitle of host publicationAdvanced Tools, Technologies, and Applications
PublisherIGI Global
Number of pages13
ISBN (Print)9781605663807
Publication statusPublished - 2009

Scopus Subject Areas

  • Social Sciences(all)


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