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Friday, November 15 • 17:15 - 17:45
L2 undergraduates' video engagement in discussion board peer review activities

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This presentation asks the question: 
  • What happened when international L2 students were asked to communicate using VIDEO instead of TEXT in the online discussion board of their U.S. undergraduate English composition course?
Short answers: 
  • Amplification of language practice. 
  • Increased feelings of language competency and self-confidence.
  • Warmer classroom environment.
An acknowledged writing activity, peer review is challenging among L2 students. This presentation compares L2 undergraduates' online discourse using asynchronous VIDEO to that of TEXT during peer review activities in discussion boards. The purpose is to learn if video improves peer interaction and connection to the draft.

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avatar for Grazia Rechichi Svokos, Ed.D.

Grazia Rechichi Svokos, Ed.D.

English Adjunct, Northeastern University College of Professional Studies
I am interested in all things related to second language writing, eLearning, and internationalization of higher education. Proud globalist. Born in Calabria (Italy); reared in Brooklyn; married in New Jersey; raised children in Missouri; started teaching in NJ and Boston; and now... Read More →


Friday November 15, 2019 17:15 - 17:45
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