The Effect of Written Peer Feedback on the Writing Skill : A Study of Yemeni EFL University Students' Writing Performance
Peer group interaction is one of the most popular means which gives opportunities for extended students' participation. The questions, comments and notes provided and discussed among learners themselves are easier to incorporate and help much in improving their performance. Written peer review makes the learners aware of their errors and how to correct them and also encourages them to revise and proofread their own work more effectively. Besides, it creates a sense of audience simply by having more readers than the teacher to look at their work. This book investigates the effect of written peer feedback on Yemeni EFL college learners' writing skills. It introduces the notion that the students can learn a lot from the other students as they can from the teacher. The findings of this study reveal that written peer review is an active learning strategy with a number of benefits for learners. It focuses on the writing process, improves students' writing skills, offers solution to the problems and enhances students' critical analysis.