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
English has become a global language and teaching it as a foreign or second language has increasingly become a universal demand. Many textbooks have been designed for teaching English as a foreign language in many countries all over the world.
English is the first foreign language taught at every level of the Indonesia education system, and it is especially important at the university level. The main goal of courses taught in Indonesia universities focuses on the development of English for competence in spoken (Teo, 2006). However, although Indonesia university E ... Login To Read More
In learning a language, fluency of speaking is really needed. Some of language learner especially English learner does not aware with their fluency in speaking. There is a problem that makes misunderstanding in pronunciation. Therefore, fluency in English, also called as phonological awareness is must be considered in learning language. Students who have less phonological awareness may do not know what the oral language must be spoke.
Phonological awareness is an oral language skill which is a qualification for determine the relationship between the sounds and letters (Torgesen & Wagner, 1998). As cited in Justin (2001), Phonological awarenes ... Login To Read More
English as an international language has established its standing as a lingua franca. As opportunities for oral communication have grown, ELT educators have become increasingly concerned with finding the most effective ways to help EFL / ESL learners master the oral skills as an important aspect of learning the foreign language. Students of a different language won't learn to speak fluently just by hearing flow of speech in a class. Though listening to a language's forms is an important factor in learning a new language, it is not enough. Teachers will need to provide many opportunities for their students to practice speaking (Rivers, 1981). Several previous researches have ... Login To Read More