Document Type

Conference Paper

Department/Unit

Department of Computer Science; Language Centre

Title

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

Language

English

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.

Publication Date

8-2008

Source Publication Title

1st International Conference on Hybrid Learning (ICHL 2008)

Editors

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

Start Page

43

End Page

54

Conference Location

Hong Kong, China

Publisher

City University of Hong Kong

Peer Reviewed

1

Funder

This project is supported by the Quality Education Fund of the Hong Kong Government of Special Administration Region, China.

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