AWKER (Academic writing checKER) prepares students for success as writers supported by LECTURER FEEDBACK AND OBJECTIVE ASSESSMENT. This step-by-step, AWKER as a product of Assessment Software provides a comprehensive advice and correction to write thesis proposal, and enhances students higher order thinking to learn autonomous from lecturer feedback.
AWKER Speed up the assessment cycle, save teaching time, and support immediate student feedback with auto-scoring. The scoring is built based on two trait measures that consist of the accuracy and content of thesis proposal that is integrated with purpose and quality of academic writing assessment. Accuracy is to measure how to correct students' use of the language system is including the use of grammar, punctuation, spelling, mechanic, and vocabulary, as well as the novelty or originality of writing. Content is to measure student’s knowledge and understanding refers to the newest literature on the selected topic and to adopt the decision based on collected and analyzed data.
AWKER reflects current technology, teaching model, and classroom assessment standards in educational field through Blended learning or Hybrid learning. AWKER is equipped with Dialogic Electronic as a place for lecturer and students to give feedback and respond on assessment. Dialogic Electronic is a model of higher order thinking embodied in an electronic dialogue consisting of optimal lecturer feedback orientation and a set of assessment rules specifically designed to support formative assessment in the classroom.
AWKER is a product of the imperative to embrace technological innovation in higher education and learning in meeting the challenges of a modernized and expanded Higher Education. For student, it is providing direct and immediate feedback for the student, increase students’ digital literacy, improving student performance, and increase student engagement. For lecturer, it is reducing the time and effort of the lecturer, less paper, printing and transport used overall, and encouraging high-order thinking, supply immediate and focused feedback on students’ work, record highly detailed student learning analytics and present them to the lecturer in real-time
1. Background of the problem
Instructional material is one of the crucial components of learning English process. Richard (2001, P. 251) stated that instructional materials generally serve as the basis for much of the language input learners receive and the language practice that occurs in the classroom. Before starting the classroom, teacher as curriculum developer should design the materials would be taught.
Related with English material development, in teaching and learning language must be consisted of four skills material; speaking, writing, listening, and reading. This study would be specified into speaking material which is the most important and difficult skills between the other skills, and being able to speak ... Login To Read More
The curriculum is an educational component that is used as a reference by each education unit, both by the manager and organizer, especially by teachers and school principals. Therefore, since Indonesia has the freedom to organize education for its nation's children, the government has since compiled a curriculum. In 2013 the government issued a new curriculum called Curriculum 2013 which replaces the previous curriculum, the curriculum for the education unit level (KTSP). The purpose of the curriculum change aims to improve the characteristics of students who are seen as more and more global influences that emerge so that it will affect th ... Login To Read More