On corpus preparation and deployment of a webbased critiquing system for English essay writing enhancement

Chi Kuen Wong, Kwok Wai Cheung, Fion S L Lee, Cynthia F K Lee

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Abstract

This paper 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 a methodology for corpus preparation and the distribution computing architecture for the system. Then, it explicates the way in which the system is integrated into a writing pedagogy implemented in the workshop and the feasibility evaluation result. The positive result confirms the benefits of hybrid learning.

Original languageEnglish
Title of host publication1st International Conference on Hybrid Learning (ICHL 2008)
PublisherCity University of Hong Kong Press
Pages43-54
Publication statusPublished - Aug 2008
Event1st International Conference on Hybrid Learning (ICHL 2008) - Hong Kong, China
Duration: 13 Aug 200815 Aug 2008

Conference

Conference1st International Conference on Hybrid Learning (ICHL 2008)
Period13/08/0815/08/08

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