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Original article | International Journal of Progressive Education 2019, Vol. 15(5) 103-118

A Study of the Quality of Feedback Via the Google Classroom-mediated-Anonymous Online Peer Feedback Activity in a Thai EFL Writing Classroom

Ken Chuaphalakit, Bhornsawan Inpin & Prarthana Coffin

pp. 103 - 118   |  DOI: https://doi.org/10.29329/ijpe.2019.212.8   |  Manu. Number: MANU-1904-01-0001

Published online: October 16, 2019  |   Number of Views: 21  |  Number of Download: 52


Abstract

The current study investigated the quality of feedback produced via anonymous online peer feedback activity in a Thai EFL writing classroom. It also explored how the students perceived the anonymous online peer feedback activity. Peer feedback tasks, questionnaires, and an interview were used to collect the information. The results from the peer feedback tasks showed that the quality of peer feedback significantly improved. The results from the questionnaires showed that the students agreed that the online peer feedback activity helped them to improve their writing although there were some problems that should be improved. The follow-up interview revealed that the anonymity of the writers or the feedback givers would not affect how most students would react to the writings or feedbacks. It could be noted from the study that sufficient training must be provided before implementing the anonymous online peer feedback activity. The findings provide new evidence for scholars and instructors who are interested in implementing an anonymous online peer feedback in a Thai classroom.

Keywords: peer feedback, EFL writing


How to Cite this Article?

APA 6th edition
Chuaphalakit, K., Inpin, B. & Coffin, P. (2019). A Study of the Quality of Feedback Via the Google Classroom-mediated-Anonymous Online Peer Feedback Activity in a Thai EFL Writing Classroom . International Journal of Progressive Education, 15(5), 103-118. doi: 10.29329/ijpe.2019.212.8

Harvard
Chuaphalakit, K., Inpin, B. and Coffin, P. (2019). A Study of the Quality of Feedback Via the Google Classroom-mediated-Anonymous Online Peer Feedback Activity in a Thai EFL Writing Classroom . International Journal of Progressive Education, 15(5), pp. 103-118.

Chicago 16th edition
Chuaphalakit, Ken, Bhornsawan Inpin and Prarthana Coffin (2019). "A Study of the Quality of Feedback Via the Google Classroom-mediated-Anonymous Online Peer Feedback Activity in a Thai EFL Writing Classroom ". International Journal of Progressive Education 15 (5):103-118. doi:10.29329/ijpe.2019.212.8.

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