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
Background of The Problem
Listening plays a crucial part in learning English. Riri Fauzana (2012) stated that listening comprehension is the basis for speaking, writing and reading skills. The listener should pay attention on what they listen and try to get the information from it. Furthermore, Servik (2012) in Riri Fauzanas’ book indicated that people who are studying second or foreign language will listen that first language and then speak and next study how to read and write. Listening is also a large part of communication in daily life. In addition, listening is not only the first of the language arts skills developed, it is also the skill most frequently used in both the classroom and daily life (Ahmad Moinzadeh, Omid Rezaei, SalmanDezhara, 2012, p.967). In the classroom, ... Login To Read More