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Developing Writing Skills in
Japanese through Web
Technology

SOCALLT 2008


Rice University

Hiroko Sato


2/15/08

2008 SOCALLT, Denver.CO.

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Developing Writing Skills in Japanese
through Web Technology

1) Research Overview for Teaching Writing
in Foreign Languages

2) Developing Courses in Japanese for skill
-
gaining and skill
-
using with technology
application

3) Challenges for students & instructors in
writing



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Research Overview for Teaching
Writing in Foreign Languages





Ashwell,T (2000) Patterns of teacher response to student writing in
multi
-
draft composition classroom: Is content feedback followed by
form feedback the best method ?
Journal of Second Language
Writing

9, 227
-
257



O’Donnel, 2007 : Writing in and of itself increases language
competency and proficiency regardless of subsequent treatment
later received (Chandler,2003; Frantzen ,1995; Polio, 1995)



Reichelt (1999) : Development of a needs analysis to determine
what students are expected to do as foreign language writers
beyond classroom, so that one expectations are determined ,
instruction can be tailored to students’ future needs.


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Research Overview for Approach in Writing in FL


Ashwell (2000) students pay more attention to
feedback given early in the revision process.



Magnan(1985) : Writing is considered a support
skill (for speaking) : write down or transcribe in
FL something they might say



McCormic

:

1988 Language Experience Approach



Rivers (1975) : Skill
-
getting and Skill
-
using






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Learning to Write :


Writing for Communication

Developing Courses in Japanese




Standards for Foreign Language Learning:
Preparing for the 21 Century (1996) : 5C’s
Cultures, Communications, Connections,
Comparisons, Communities.



The ACTFL Proficiency Guidelines




Writing ( Revised 2001 )

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Learning to Write :


Developing Courses in Japanese





Writing tasks pertain to 5C : Cultures,
Communications, Connections,
Comparisons, Communities


Writing for Interpersonal (JAPA101
-
102)


Writing for Interpretative (JAPA201
-
202)


Writing for Presentational(JAPA302 & up)

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Writing :

For Interpersonal Communications


JAPA101
-
102, 201



Skill
-
getting and Skill
-
using approach
(Rivers ,1975)



Students engage in writing : provide and obtain
information, express feeling and emotions and
exchange opinions





BLOG
-

ExTemplate

JAPA102 Culture Project

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ExTemplate

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ExTemplate
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2

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Culture Project Japa 102:

Student’s Sample



日本のモダン建築

建築

(けんちく



Architecture)



まりこウエイ


ディゴゴメズ

4月
21
日(金)

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日本建築のむかし



しんでん

800
-
1200




「もや」と「ひさし」へや


おそととへやの中がまじりました



しょいん

1200

1600



しょぐんとさむらい



すきや

1600

1900



うらせんけからきました


にわとへや

うらせんけ

=


tea ceremony

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Writing:

for Interpretative communication


JAPA 201, 202
-
301


Introduction with authentic written
materials, documents, etc.


Meaningful Language Input (LEA)


Background knowledge and experience
factor





BLOG
,
WIKI
,
ExTemplate


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2008 SOCALLT, Denver.CO.

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Writing:

for Presentational Communication



JAPA 302
-

425


Set communication for a specific
audience/reader


Written document for “publication”






BLOG, WIKI( writing in collaboration),
ExTemplate, Research/Project
presentation with Flip Viewer

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2008 SOCALLT, Denver.CO.

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Developing Writing Skills in Japanese
through Web Technology:

Challenges for students and instructors in
writing



Outcome in writing should be rewarding.


Recognize students’ efforts : credit, grading,
feedback ( commenting back to comments,
reading it in class, etc ).


Draft editing : feedback with Direct or indirect
( explicit or implicit), encoding or underling


Prokop (1981) : Subconscious factors that
influence to score students’ written work :
neatness of students’ handwriting, order in
marking

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References



ACTFL proficiency guidelines
-
Writing (2001) : American Council on the Teaching of Foreign languages.



Ashwell,T (2000) Patterns of Teacher response to student writing in multi
-
draft composition classroom: Is content
feedback followed by form feedback the best method ?
Journal of Second Language Writing
9, 227
-
257



Magnan, S.S (1985) . Teaching and Testing Proficiency in Writing: Skills to the Second
-
Language Classroom.”
In A. Omaggio ed.,
Proficiency, Curriculum, Articulation : The Ties that bind.



O’Donnel, Mary (2007) : Policies and Practices in Foreign Language Writing at the College Level,
Foreign
language Annals

Vol.40 No.4, 650
-
669




Reichelt, M (1999) : Toward a more comprehensive view of L2 Writing: Foreign Language Writing in the U.S
Journal of Second Language Writing

8, 181
-
204



Rivers, W.M, (1975)
A Practical Guide to the Teaching of French
, New York: Oxford University Press




Standards for Foreign Language Learning: Preparing for the 21 Century (1996)