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Pages: 4004-4011
Publication year: 2011
ISBN: 978-84-615-3324-4
ISSN: 2340-1095

Conference name: 4th International Conference of Education, Research and Innovation
Dates: 14-16 November, 2011
Location: Madrid, Spain

THE IMPACT OF REPEATED CONSTRUCTED RESPONSE QUIZZES ON FORMAL ORGANIZATION IN GENERAL WRITING SKILLS

B. Gorjian

Islamic Azad University, Abadan Branch (IRAN)
A great concern of EFL instructors has been assessing and evaluation students progress during their course of study as well as their language achievement at the end of it. The role of testing, especially a repeated one, as the facilitator of learning is somehow missing in Iranian universities. This may be one reason for poor writing performance of pre- intermediate students on summative achievement test. This study investigated the effect of constructed quiz formats administrations on Iranian EFL learners formal organization in general writing skills on summative achievement test. After random selection of the groups from pre- intermediate students, they were provided with the treatment. A parallel post- test was administered to the groups at the end of the treatment period. The analysis of the data determined the effect of the constructed-response quizzes major variable. It become clear that constructed- response quiz with ten times frequency of administration worked better with the improvement of Iranian EFL learners' performance on formal organizational in general writing skills on summative achievement tests.
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author = {Gorjian, B.},
title = {THE IMPACT OF REPEATED CONSTRUCTED RESPONSE QUIZZES ON FORMAL ORGANIZATION IN GENERAL WRITING SKILLS},
series = {4th International Conference of Education, Research and Innovation},
booktitle = {ICERI2011 Proceedings},
isbn = {978-84-615-3324-4},
issn = {2340-1095},
publisher = {IATED},
location = {Madrid, Spain},
month = {14-16 November, 2011},
year = {2011},
pages = {4004-4011}}
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SN - 978-84-615-3324-4/2340-1095
PY - 2011
Y1 - 14-16 November, 2011
CI - Madrid, Spain
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B. Gorjian (2011) THE IMPACT OF REPEATED CONSTRUCTED RESPONSE QUIZZES ON FORMAL ORGANIZATION IN GENERAL WRITING SKILLS, ICERI2011 Proceedings, pp. 4004-4011.
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