Pre-recorded Session Poster (45 minutes)
Oct 23, 2021 01:55 PM - Apr 30, 2022 02:25 PM(Asia/Ho_Chi_Minh)
20211023T1355 20211023T1425 Asia/Ho_Chi_Minh An Application of Google Docs in Teaching Essays for English Students at National Economics University

Essay writing has been a big challenge for English students due to their formality, complexity and the boring nature of the subject. However, in the context of applying technologies on English language teaching and learning, teachers are supposed to explore how their writing lesson plans fit in successfully to improve students' performances. Hence, this paper presents a technological tool – Google Docs in teaching essay writing for a group of twenty seven business students of Intermediate level at the National Economics University (NEU). The study applied qualitative research method with the use of a semi-structured interview and documentary analysis (students' applied papers). The results show that Google Docs helps students improve their identification of various parts in an essay, build up the cooperative atmosphere in class as well as develop their critical thinking skills. It also helps teachers avoid the untidy or messy writing papers with different erasers, corrections or deletions. Key words: technological tools; teaching writing; essay writing

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Essay writing has been a big challenge for English students due to their formality, complexity and the boring nature of the subject. However, in the context of applying technologies on English language teaching and learning, teachers are supposed to explore how their writing lesson plans fit in successfully to improve students' performances. Hence, this paper presents a technological tool – Google Docs in teaching essay writing for a group of twenty seven business students of Intermediate level at the National Economics University (NEU). The study applied qualitative research method with the use of a semi-structured interview and documentary analysis (students' applied papers). The results show that Google Docs helps students improve their identification of various parts in an essay, build up the cooperative atmosphere in class as well as develop their critical thinking skills. It also helps teachers avoid the untidy or messy writing papers with different erasers, corrections or deletions. Key words: technological tools; teaching writing; essay writing

Lecturer of English
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National Economics University
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Ms. Thi Minh Ngoc Phung
Lecturer
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University of Languages and International Studies, VNU Hanoi
Lecturer
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University of Languages and International Studies
Ms. Loan Nguyen
Lecturer
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Haiduong Medical Technical University
Mrs. Thanh Kim Vu
Hoang Van Thu High gifted school
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Hoang Van Thu High gifted school
Mr. Hoang Van
English Teacher
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Que Phong High School
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