Arab World English Journal (February2021) Theses ID 269 Pp. 1- 114
The Impact of Using the Station Rotation Model on Saudi EFL Learners’ Descriptive
Alanoud Ahmed Aldukhi
Riyadh., Saudi Arabia
Author: Alanoud Ahmed Aldukhi
Thesis Title: The Impact of Using the Station Rotation Model on Saudi EFL Learners’ Descriptive Writing Skills
Institution: Department of English Language & Literature, College of Languages and Translation, Al-Imam Muhammad Ibn Saud Islamic University
Year of award: October, 2020
Supervisor: Dr. Abdul Aziz Mohammed Ali El-Deen
KeyWords: Blended learning, descriptive writing.Station Rotation Model,
The present study investigated the impact of the station rotation model (SRM) on enhancing students’ descriptive writing skills. It adopted the quasi-experimental pre-post test control/ experimental group design. The tools of the study included a pre/post- descriptive writing skills test, and open-ended questionnaire. The participants of the study were selected randomly, 40 female students enrolled in the twelfth intermediate school in Riyadh. Students of the experimental group received the descriptive writing skills instructions in nine sessions based on the SRM, two of them were for training. The study results revealed statistically significant differences at 0.05 level between the mean scores of the control and the experimental groups on the post test in favor of the experimental group in overall descriptive writing skills as well as in each descriptive writing skill. The researcher recommended that there is a real necessity from educators and teachers to prepare appropriate curriculums that involve implementing the station rotation model inside the classrooms, in a way that corresponds with teachers’ ability and students’ need, aiming to gain the mentioned advantages.
Cite as: Aldukhi, A. A. (2020). The Impact of Using the Station Rotation Model on Saudi EFL Learners’ Descriptive Writing Skills, Department of English Language & Literature, College of Languages and Translation, Al-Imam Muhammad Ibn Saud Islamic University(M.A.Thesis). Retrieved from Arab World English Journal (ID Number: 269) .Fabruary 2021. 1-114.
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