Student voice: insights from a video-annotated peer feedback study

Suara pelajar: pandangan daripada kajian maklum balas rakan sebaya beranotasi video

Authors

  • CATHERINE NGUOI CHUI LAM POLITEKNIK IBRAHIM SULTAN
  • Hadina Habil UTM

Keywords:

Annotation, Peer feedback, Video-annotated peer feedback, ESL learners, Oral presentation

Abstract

Technology-supported peer feedback has recently emerged as the subject of intense academic investigation in various contexts of teaching and learning, yet the use of peer feedback, particularly with the use of video annotation tool has not been fully explored. It is uncertain as to how learners react to the use of peer feedback in an online learning environment facilitated by annotation tool. Novel perspectives on this human-computer interaction are needed to ascertain how such peer feedback sessions can facilitate student learning. This study thus aims to explore ESL learners’ perceptions on the use of video-annotated peer feedback in developing their oral presentation. Thirty-six (36) Malaysian polytechnic students participated in three (3) rounds of video-annotated peer feedback session to improve their oral presentation skills. Qualitative data collected from students’ journal entries and focus group interviews were coded and analyzed thematically. Four main themes emerged from the analysis were: (1) facilitating students’ active engagement in problem-solving/ oral presentation improvement, (2) gaining a better understanding of one’s weaknesses in doing oral presentation, (3) promoting students’ independent learning and (4) creating a motivating learning environment. The findings of this study contribute to our understanding on the use of video-annotated peer feedback sessions in developing ESL learners’ speaking competence, thus further informing educational practices which aim to improve human-computer interaction in an online learning environment.

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Published

2023-11-30

How to Cite

NGUOI CHUI LAM, C., & Hadina Habil. (2023). Student voice: insights from a video-annotated peer feedback study: Suara pelajar: pandangan daripada kajian maklum balas rakan sebaya beranotasi video. The Sultan Alauddin Sulaiman Shah Journal (JSASS), 10(2), 121-136. Retrieved from https://jsass.kuis.edu.my/index.php/jsass/article/view/277