International Journal of Business and Social Science

ISSN 2219-1933 (Print), 2219-6021 (Online) DOI: 10.30845/ijbss

How to Develop Writing Skill through Constructivist Design Model
Dr. Abeer AL-Ghazo, Dr. Samer M. Al-Zoubi

The main aim of this quasi- experimental study was to determine the effect of constructivist learning design on college students' writing skill . The participants of this study consisted of two sections 15 students in each selected randomly from the English Language and Literature Department at Ajloun National University. In order to achieve the study objectives, all participants in both control and experimental groups took a pre-test, and a post- test in writing skill to determine if there was any significant difference in writing performances over a semester. The writing pre-test essays were submitted prior to the treatment and were compared to the writing post-test essays that were submitted after the treatment (about five weeks later). The writing post-test essays were scored and analyzed. The results revealed that there was not any significant difference between mean scores of the EFL students in the control and experimental groups on the pre-test. Moreover, the results also showed that there were clear differences between the mean scores of the EFL students in experimental group in the post-test in favour of the experimental group .

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