Proceedings of the 3rd International Seminar on Education Innovation and Economic Management (SEIEM 2018)

Why are College Students Dropping out in Online English Writing? —A case study of Pigai.org

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Yinxiu Ji
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Yinxiu Ji
Available Online January 2019.
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https://doi.org/10.2991/seiem-18.2019.66How to use a DOI?
Keywords
English writing; online; attrition; motivation
Abstract
Online English writing has gained popularity in China’s college English education. With pigai.org as a leading online platform, online English writing is affecting English teaching and learning in positive ways in China. However, when we celebrate its contribution, a high attrition rate in online writing can’t be neglected. This paper first reviews literature to set theoretical frame for causes of high attrition rates in online classes and then surveys factors for Chinese college students online English writing low retention phenomenon, and finally it explores solutions to win back students to online writing.
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Proceedings
3rd International Seminar on Education Innovation and Economic Management (SEIEM 2018)
Part of series
Advances in Social Science, Education and Humanities Research
Publication Date
January 2019
ISBN
978-94-6252-649-5
ISSN
2352-5398
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https://doi.org/10.2991/seiem-18.2019.66How to use a DOI?
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This is an open access article distributed under the CC BY-NC license.

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