1st Edition

Technology in Second Language Writing Advances in Composing, Translation, Writing Pedagogy and Data-Driven Learning

Edited By Jingjing Qin, Paul Stapleton Copyright 2023
    196 Pages 27 B/W Illustrations
    by Routledge

    196 Pages 27 B/W Illustrations
    by Routledge

    This edited volume showcases state-of-the-art research in technological applications in second language writing. It examines multimodal composing, digital feedback, data-driven learning, machine translation, and technological applications in writing pedagogy.

    Technology in Second Language Writing reflects the rapidly changing field of technology in second language learning and highlights technological advances across different areas relevant to L2 writing. Composed of empirical studies, reviews, and descriptive essays, this book covers a variety of topics across the areas of composing, pedagogy, and writing research. It includes discussion of computer-mediated communication, language learners’ perceptions about using technology in their writing, the use of social media in writing, corpus learning, translation software, and the use of electronic feedback in language classrooms.

    Offering a multifaceted approach to technology in a wide variety of second language writing contexts, this cutting-edge book serves as essential reading for scholars and postgraduate students in the field of language teaching, applied linguistics, and TESOL.


    Chapter 1. Introduction: Advances in writing technology over the eons

    Paul Stapleton

    Chapter 2. Interactive academic EFL writing assisted by GT for Chinese non-English major students

    Shu-Chiao Tsai

    Chapter 3. The use of Google Translate and complementary resources by Chinese students: A case study writing in Catalan

    Ruocheng Ning

    Chapter 4. Using machine translation in EFL Writing: A scoping review

    Burcu Gokgoz-Kurt

    Chapter 5. Repeated academic writing with synchronous and asynchronous teacher electronic feedback: How are macro and micro aspects affected?

    Sima Khezrlou

    Chapter 6. Wiki writing in medicine and students’ perceptions: The case of an English-in-the-Discipline course in Hong Kong

    Wenfeng Wang, Simon Boyton, Laura Wakeland, Daya Datwani, Juan Castillo, Letty Chan, and Simon Scanlon

    Chapter 7. Multimodal resemiotization: Examining one L2 writer’s interactions with equity videos

    Emma R. Britton, Hengyi Liu, Xinyue Zuo, and Theresa Y. Austin

    Chapter 8. The dialogical conception of beginning L2 writing via social networking and telecollaboration

    Maria Bondarenko and Liudmila Klimanova

    Chapter 9. Examining directness with corpus tools in Iraqi EFL writing

    Ashleigh Cox, Eric Friginal, and Sabah S. Mustafa

    Chapter 10. L2 handwritten assignments for automated writing evaluation: A text recognition study

    Vahid Abolghasemi and Reza Falahati

    Chapter 11. Using computer keystroke logging in the second language composition classroom

    Hampus Holm, Etienne Skein, and Kirk P. H. Sullivan


    Jingjing Qin is an Associate Professor in the Department of Language Studies at Zayed University, UAE.

    Paul Stapleton is an Independent Researcher. His academic interests include L2 writing, critical thinking, and research methods.