Effect of Online Flipped Classroom on Students' Writing Development at Senior High School

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1 Associate Professor of Applied Linguistics, University of Sistan and Baluchestan, Zahedan, Iran.

2 M.A Student, University of Sistan and Baluchestan, Zahedan, Iran.

3 Associate Professor of Applied Linguistics, University of Birjand, Birjand, Iran.



Recent developments in technology and education have created an enormous array of opportunities in the field of language learning and teaching. From one side, modern technologies are promptly attracting new users, providing growing dimensions, and allowing more sophisticated uses. Form the other side, the students’ zeal toward utilizing mobile technologies in classroom brought the idea of examining these technologies in the context of Iran. To this end, this study investigated the effect of flipped classroom on Iranian EFL students' writing development at senior high school. A group of 48 K-10 male students were conveniently assigned into two groups. The students of the control group were taught writing using distance method just like a traditional classroom held online, while the students of experimental group were taught writing through online flipped method. The results using independent and paired sample t-test and ANCOVA revealed that the experimental group outperformed the control group in content, organization, and vocabulary areas.


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Article Title [فارسی]

تأثیر کلاس درسی آنلاین بر پیشرفت مهارت نوشتاری دانش آموزان دبیرستانی

Authors [فارسی]

  • عبدالله سرانی 1
  • محمدجلیل زارعی 2
  • حسین نویدی‌نیا 3
1 دانشیار زبانشناسی کاربردی، دانشگاه سیستان و بلوچستان، زاهدان، ایران.
2 دانشجوی کارشناسی ارشد، دانشگاه سیستان و بلوچستان، زاهدان، ایران.
3 دانشیار زبانشناسی کاربردی، دانشگاه بیرجند، بیرجند، ایران.
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