Collaborative writing implementing a wiki task with efl beginner students
Valencia Botero, Marco Aurelio
The purpose of this study is to examine the effects of collaborative learning to write opinion paragraphs. The sample consisted of 21 students (11 male and 10 female) from a private university in Cali, Colombia, who in groups, had to write, revise and correct writing paragraph collaboratively. Data was collected from 3 sources: A survey, a questionnaire and comments registered from the wiki’s comment feature. The research found out that students were highly motivated and produced better quality paragraphs because of the collaborative learning task that took place in the Wiki platform.