Arab World English Journal (June 2024)                       Theses ID 306                                                Pp.1-40
DOI: https://dx.doi.org/10.24093/awej/th.306

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The Effectiveness of Using Electronic Portfolios as a Learning Tool in Enhancing the
Writing Performance of Saudi Female Intermediate Students at Taif University:
Teachers’ Perspectives

 Abrar Adel Mohammed Shami
Taif University, Saudi Arabia
Email: abrar.qu.14@gmail.com

Author:  Abrar Adel Mohammed Shami
Thesis Title: The Effectiveness of Using Electronic Portfolios as a Learning Tool in Enhancing the
Writing Performance of Saudi Female Intermediate Students at Taif University: Teachers’ Perspectives
Institution: Department of Foreign Languages, College of Arts, Taif University, Saudi Arabia.
Subject: Teaching English as a Second Language to Speakers of Other Languages (TESOL)
Degree: M.A
Year of award:
 2023
Supervisor:
Dr. Haifa Al-Nofaie
ORCid ID:  https://orcid.org/0009-0009-7774-6664
Keywords: alternative assessment,  English, Foreign language, electronic portfolios,  learning tool portfolios,
technology

 

Abstract:
One of the most challenging skills to master for intermediate English language learners is writing skill because it requires them to have a profound knowledge of the structure of the language, vocabulary, and style of writing. Therefore, this study investigated the effectiveness of using electronic portfolios as a learning tool to enhance the English writing skills of Saudi female English intermediate-level students from their teachers’ perspectives. This study used mixed methods in which a Zoom interview of five questions was used to gather qualitative data, and a Yes/ No questionnaire of 10 questions was used to collect quantitative data. The participants were teachers who teach English intermediate-level Saudi female students at Taif University. The data was analyzed qualitatively and quantitively. The study concluded that teachers believed that there are many advantages for the incorporating of e. portfolios when teaching that would account for the development of the language learning process. Further, there are some challenges that encountered the participants.

Cite as: Shami , A.A. M.(2024). The Effectiveness of Using Electronic Portfolios as a Learning Tool in Enhancing the Writing Performance of Saudi Female Intermediate Students at Taif University: Teachers’ Perspectives. Department of Foreign
Languages, College of Arts, Taif University. (M.A.Thesis). Retrieved from Arab World English Journal
(ID Number: 306) June 2024, 1-40.   DOI: https://dx.doi.org/10.24093/awej/th.306

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Abrar Adel Mohammed Shami holds a Master’s degree in Teaching English as a Second Language to Speakers of Other Languages (TESOL) from the Department of Foreign Languages, College of Arts, Taif University, Saudi Arabia.  ORCiD ID: https://orcid.org/0009-0009-7774-6664