RESULTS OF TRAINING IN ARGUMENTATIVE WRITING

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Chamnong Kaewneam
Supaphorn Akkapin
Chapanit Jaengsri
Siriporn Pongkonglad

Abstract

This case study was to seek the results of training students majoring in English for International Communication in argumentative writing. The students were studying an argumentative writing course at Faculty of Liberal Arts, Rajamangala University of Technology Krungthep. A criteria and scale for teaching, learning, and evaluating argumentation developed by Kaewpet (2018a) was used to train the students. Thirteen of the students agreed to contribute their argumentative essays to this study. The first set of argumentative essays was from the practice session of the first lesson. It was concerned with 21st century skills. The second set was from the last lesson, and its content was about the students’ preferences regarding fact-to-face or online programs. The essays were evaluated by the same criteria and scale used during the training. It was found that the training yielded somewhat fair results from the first training and advanced to the much level from the last training. It was also found that the students performed better in terms of writing argumentation as a result of the training. However, the ability varied depending on the individual students. The findings suggested usefulness of explicit teaching and repetition in practice in order to obtain satisfactory results.

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Kaewneam, C., Akkapin, S., Jaengsri, C., & Pongkonglad, S. (2022). RESULTS OF TRAINING IN ARGUMENTATIVE WRITING. RMUTK Journal of Liberal Arts, 4(1), 127–140. Retrieved from https://so02.tci-thaijo.org/index.php/larts-journal/article/view/255902
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