Document Type

Book Chapter

Department/Unit

Department of Computer Science; Language Centre

Title

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

Language

English

Abstract

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.

Publication Date

2010

Source Publication Title

Handbook of research on hybrid learning models: Advanced tools, technologies, and applications

Editors

Wang, Fu Lee ; Fong, Joseph ; Kwan, Reggie

Start Page

393

End Page

405

Publisher

Information Science Reference

Place of Publication

Hershey, PA

Peer Reviewed

1

DOI

10.4018/978-1-60566-380-7.ch024

ISBN (print)

9781605663807

ISBN (electronic)

9781605663814

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