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Written Feedback on Students Academic Writing
Andi Wirantaka

Universitas Muhammadiyah Yogyakarta


Written feedback in academic writing becomes an essential factor that enables teacher and students to interact each other for the improvement of the writing. This research aims to find out the out the types of written feedback the teachers use for students academic writing, the most useful feedbacks perceived by students to help them improve academic writing, and the students perception about effective written feedback. This current research employed a descriptive qualitative research design. It used interview as method of data collection. Participants of the research were five students in an English Education Department in a private university in Yogyakarta. The students were in the process of writing their thesis as the fulfillment for undergraduate degree. The research found that, regarding to the types of written feedback, there were three types of written feedback i.e. symbols, note, and error correction. Moreover, this research found that written feedback related to the grammar was the most useful written feedback perceived by the students. The last, based on the students- perception, to be effective, written feedback should be understandable and detailed.

Keywords: feedback, written feedback, academic writing, students writing

Topic: International Conference of English Language Teaching, Literature & Linguistics


Conference: The 3rd International Conference on Sustainability and Innovation (ICoSI 2019)

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