Yıl 2020, Cilt 21 , Sayı 1, Sayfalar 165 - 180 2020-01-01

E-Collaborative Tasks and the Enhancement of Writing Performance among Iranian University-Level EFL Learners

Nazli AZODI [1] , Ahmadreza LOTFI [2]


The prevalence of using social software in foreign and second language settings has caused a resurgence of interest in collaborative writing. This study investigates the benefits of collaborative and e-collaborative tasks on writing performance of the students in a process-oriented approach. It, in fact, examines the effects on the accuracy, complexity, and fluency of the written text produced by the learners. To this end, the quasi- experimental design was employed and 74 intermediate students at Islamic Azad University (Isfahan Branch) in Iran participated in the study. They were divided into three groups by random assignment in which two experimental groups were required to perform their tasks in collaboration while only one of them had access to Telegram Application outside the classroom. The control group followed the conventional method of learning how to write. The Measures of One-way ANCOVA, having compared the pretests and posttests results, showed a significant change in the accuracy and complexity of the written texts produced by the students in the experimental group applying e-collaboration. It also revealed that there was no significant change in the fluency of the written texts produced by the students.
Collaborative writing, e-collaborative writing, process writing, writing performance
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Orcid: 0000-0002-5738-977X
Yazar: Nazli AZODI (Sorumlu Yazar)
Kurum: Department of Foreign Languages Isfahan (Khorasgan) Branch Islamic Azad University Isfahan, IRAN
Ülke: Iran


Orcid: 0000-0002-3760-2430
Yazar: Ahmadreza LOTFI
Kurum: Department of Foreign Languages Isfahan (Khorasgan) Branch Islamic Azad University Isfahan, IRAN
Ülke: Iran


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Yayımlanma Tarihi : 1 Ocak 2020

Bibtex @araştırma makalesi { tojde690388, journal = {Turkish Online Journal of Distance Education}, issn = {1302-6488}, address = {}, publisher = {Anadolu Üniversitesi}, year = {2020}, volume = {21}, pages = {165 - 180}, doi = {10.17718/tojde.690388}, title = {E-Collaborative Tasks and the Enhancement of Writing Performance among Iranian University-Level EFL Learners}, key = {cite}, author = {AZODI, Nazli and LOTFI, Ahmadreza} }
APA AZODI, N , LOTFI, A . (2020). E-Collaborative Tasks and the Enhancement of Writing Performance among Iranian University-Level EFL Learners. Turkish Online Journal of Distance Education , 21 (1) , 165-180 . DOI: 10.17718/tojde.690388
MLA AZODI, N , LOTFI, A . "E-Collaborative Tasks and the Enhancement of Writing Performance among Iranian University-Level EFL Learners". Turkish Online Journal of Distance Education 21 (2020 ): 165-180 <https://dergipark.org.tr/tr/pub/tojde/issue/52523/690388>
Chicago AZODI, N , LOTFI, A . "E-Collaborative Tasks and the Enhancement of Writing Performance among Iranian University-Level EFL Learners". Turkish Online Journal of Distance Education 21 (2020 ): 165-180
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ISNAD AZODI, Nazli , LOTFI, Ahmadreza . "E-Collaborative Tasks and the Enhancement of Writing Performance among Iranian University-Level EFL Learners". Turkish Online Journal of Distance Education 21 / 1 (Ocak 2020): 165-180 . https://doi.org/10.17718/tojde.690388
AMA AZODI N , LOTFI A . E-Collaborative Tasks and the Enhancement of Writing Performance among Iranian University-Level EFL Learners. Turkish Online Journal of Distance Education. 2020; 21(1): 165-180.
Vancouver AZODI N , LOTFI A . E-Collaborative Tasks and the Enhancement of Writing Performance among Iranian University-Level EFL Learners. Turkish Online Journal of Distance Education. 2020; 21(1): 180-165.