Abstract—Educational technology is nowadays prevailing
worldwide. By using and managing appropriate online
resources, students are able to facilitate learning and improve
performance. With Internet technology and multimedia, the
style of teaching and learning is gradually changing. In the
traditional classroom, teaching materials are amplified by using
technology and multimedia, such as videos, images and sound.
The development in multimedia brought the transitions in the
forms of teaching materials and instructional tools. The purpose
of this research is to investigate effect of teaching English
writing with multimedia to 3rd graders in senior high school in
Taiwan. With descriptive-qualitative design, this paper aims to
answer how multimedia effect students’ learning results by
looking into the topical structures employed in students’
descriptive writings after a series of instruction implemented
with multimedia in English writing classes. Based on the above
conclusions, it is highly recommended that writing instruction
combined with multimedia be introduced as one of writing
approaches in Taiwan in order to enhance the coherence in EFL
Index Terms—English writing, multimedia, English instruction, educational technology.
The authors are with Department of Applied Digital Media, Wufeng University, Taiwan (e-mail: email@example.com, firstname.lastname@example.org, email@example.com).
Cite: Rong-Wang Hsu, Chia-Ying Chang, and Hann-Jang Ho, "A Study of English Writing Instruction with Use of Multimedia," International Journal of Information and Education Technology vol. 10, no. 3, pp. 186-190, 2020.Copyright © 2020 by the authors. This is an open access article distributed under the Creative Commons Attribution License which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original work is properly cited (CC BY 4.0).