Students’ Online Experiences in Online Collaborative Writing with Focus on Language Rules

  • Herlinawati Herlinawati Universitas Lancang Kuning, Pekanbaru, Indonesia
  • Uzlifatul Masruroh Isnawati Universitas Islam Lamongan, East Java, Indonesia
  • Ratih Saltri Yudar Universitas Lancang Kuning, Pekanbaru, Indonesia
  • Syahdan Syahdan Universitas Lancang Kuning, Pekanbaru, Indonesia
  • Syaifullah Syaifullah Universitas Lancang Kuning, Pekanbaru, Indonesia
Keywords: Online collaborative writing, Students’ experience, Language rules, Writing skill

Abstract

Collaborative works among pairs, groups or one pair with another pair are favoured to accomplish, particularly in writing tasks. Students cannot undertake collaborative revision face-to-face during classroom instruction in EFL writing during the pandemic. Therefore, online collaborative revision has become a practical solution, especially in the context of EFL writing classes. This study aims to apprehend students' experience in online collaborative writing revision in the L2 writing context, focusing on language rules. This study employed qualitative research with a narrative inquiry as a research design. A proportionate interview with probability sampling is used as the main instrument to collect data from the EFL students at the Department of Teacher Training and Education, Universitas Lancang Kuning. Five students from the seventh semester who had taken an argumentative writing class were chosen as the participant. The findings reveals, through experiencing online collaborative writing revision, students were knowledgeable and well-improved in revising their writings, particularly on language rules. The analysis showed the students managed to share multiple perspectives on how they are experiencing the online collaborative writing revision. In conclusion, online collaborative writing revision helps students with their writing revision through the feedback they obtain during the activities in the class and makes them have an exceeding writing performance. The expected contribution from this research is to gain an exceeding description of students' needs in implementing online collaborative writing revision.

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Author Biographies

Herlinawati Herlinawati, Universitas Lancang Kuning, Pekanbaru, Indonesia

Dr. Herlinawati is a lecturer in the Department of English Education, Faculty of Education and Vocational Studies Universitas Lancang Kuning, Riau Indonesia. The author has completed PhD from State University of Malang in the areas of English Language Teaching. She has many publications and is presently workings on many more papers and books. Her other areas of specialization include Academic Writing, English Assessment in addition to Model and Approach in Teaching. In addition to her academic career, Dr. Herlinawati held several managerial positions in the Lancang Kuning University. Currently, she is the Dean of Faculty of Education and Vocational Studies. She is also being involved as national assessor  for Pre-Service Teacher Education,  national assessor for Lecturer Workload (LW) and Lecturer Performance Report (LPR), and reviewer in some national and international journals as well.

Uzlifatul Masruroh Isnawati , Universitas Islam Lamongan, East Java, Indonesia

Dr. Uzlifatul Masruroh Isnawati is an Associate Professor in the Department of English Education, Faculty of Education and Teacher Training Universitas Lamongan, East Java, Indonesia. The author has completed PhD from State University of Malang in the areas of English Language Teaching. She has many publications and is presently workings on many more papers and books. Her other areas of specialization include Academic Writing and Extensive Reading. In addition to her academic career, she  held several managerial positions in the Universitas Lamongan. Currently, she is the Head of Language Centre. She is also being involved as national assessor  for Pre-Service Teacher Education and national assessor for Lecturer Workload (LW) and Lecturer Performance Report (LPR). 

Ratih Saltri Yudar, Universitas Lancang Kuning, Pekanbaru, Indonesia

Ratih Saltri is an English teacher in one of high school in Pekanbaru. She is also a research assistant at Institute of Research and Community Service (LPPM), Universitas Lancang Kuning. The author has completed degree program from UNILAK in the areas of English Language Teaching. Her interest are include Writing for research publication. In addition to her academic career, she is actively as the member of Riau Research Centre where she publishes several papers and conference proceeding. Currently, she is also one of the research assistant  and research team editors in post graduate program in Universitas Lancang Kuning.

Syahdan Syahdan, Universitas Lancang Kuning, Pekanbaru, Indonesia

Syahdan is a senior lecturer in the Department of English Education, Faculty of Education and Vocational Studies Universitas Lancang Kuning, Riau Indonesia. He has completed his Masters  Degree from State University of  Semarang  in the areas of English Language Teaching. He has many publications and is presently workings on many more papers and books. His other areas of specialization include English Translation, Academic Wriring, and Applied Linguistics. In addition to his academic career, he held several managerial positions in the Lancang Kuning University as vice dean for Student and Affairs. He is also invited as speakers in national and international seminar and conferences. Currently, he is organizing a research team for international publications.

Syaifullah Syaifullah, Universitas Lancang Kuning, Pekanbaru, Indonesia

Syaifullah, M.Pd  is a senior lecturer in the Department of English Education, Faculty of Education and Vocational Studies Universitas Lancang Kuning, Riau Indonesia. The author has completed his Masters  Degree from State University of  Padang  in the areas of English Language Teaching. He has many publications and is presently workings on many more papers and books. His other areas of specialization include speaking and Teaching English as Foreign Language. In addition to his academic career, he held several managerial positions in the Lancang Kuning University as head of English department and former vice dean for Student and Affairs.

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Published
2022-07-31
How to Cite
Herlinawati, H., Isnawati , U. M., Yudar, R. S., Syahdan, S., & Syaifullah, S. (2022). Students’ Online Experiences in Online Collaborative Writing with Focus on Language Rules . REiLA : Journal of Research and Innovation in Language, 4(2), 209-218. https://doi.org/10.31849/reila.v4i2.9833
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