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SUGGESTED EDUCATIONAL MODULES FOR DEVELOPING CREATIVE WRITING SKILLS OF FOURTH-GRADE UNDERGRADUATE LEARNERS OF ENGLISH IN KSA

SUGGESTED EDUCATIONAL MODULES FOR DEVELOPING CREATIVE WRITING SKILLS OF FOURTH-GRADE UNDERGRADUATE LEARNERS OF ENGLISH IN KSA

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Title: SUGGESTED EDUCATIONAL MODULES FOR DEVELOPING CREATIVE WRITING SKILLS OF FOURTH-GRADE UNDERGRADUATE LEARNERS OF ENGLISH IN KSA
Author: AYMAN RAMADAN AHMAD MUHAMMAD, SHAHEEN
Abstract: The study aims to specify the necessary creative abilities for constructing the training program for the learners of English language, suggest a program using the method of educational modules for developing the creative writing skills for the fourth-level undergraduate learners of English, indicate the positive effect of the suggested educational modules on developing the creative writing skills for the fourth-level undergraduate learners of English, indicate the positive effect of the suggested educational modules on developing the higher cognitive abilities (analysis, synthesis, and evaluation) according to Bloom's taxonomy of cognitive abilities, and indicate the value of using new techniques of teaching methods to help in developing the students' creative writing skills of fourth-level undergraduate learners of English language. The recent study was prepared to examine the modular instruction method in developing the creative writing skills for the Saudi undergraduate learners, English Language major. The researcher in this study used two methods of approach: The analytical descriptive method to specify the creative writing skills and the modules' objectives, content, activities, teaching methods and evaluation, and the experimental method to apply the suggested program of the educational modules of creative writing skills to the experimental group. The suggested educational modules had been judged by a group of multi-national university professors to check its validity to be applied on the sample group. The instruments used in this study are: An achievement test for to measure the abilities of creative writing, higher cognitive skills as analysis, synthesis and evaluation, a matrix to specify the modules' aims, content, activities, teaching methods and evaluation methods that was distributed to XIII a group of university professors specialized in curricula and methodology and to experts in education for evaluation, and a list of creative writing skills that was distributed to a group of university professors specialized in curricula and methodology and to experts in education for evaluation. The findings of this study are such as: The effectiveness of the suggested educational modules in developing the creative writing skills, the effectiveness of the suggested educational modules in developing the higher cognitive skills, there are significant statistical differences between the achievements of the experimental group and the controlled one in most of the creative writing skills in favor of the experimental group, there are significant statistical differences between the achievements of the experimental group in the pre and post evaluation in all of the creative writing skills in favor of the post evaluation after studying via the suggested educational modules, and the suggested modules are effective in developing the creative writing skills of fourth-grade undergraduate learners' of English language in KSA.
URI: http://khartoumspace.uofk.edu/handle/123456789/11887
Date: 2015-06-14


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