An-Najah University Journal for Research - B (Humanities)


Students of writing courses show a rejection of traditional activities in which the writing is directed only to the teacher examiner. Therefore, the researcher seeks to examine the impact of the employment of Web 2.0 technologies in the writing course of the students who study French as a foreign language. The researcher conducted an experimental study on students in their second year at An-Najah National University. Results of the research showed the importance of the real-life situations in which students use the skills and knowledge of a variety of educational activities and faces different challenges in order to communicate with a real audience. This was clear in the commitment towards knowledge-based activity and perseverance on the implementation. As well, the study revealed the employment of the internet and its strategies to learn in different levels and different ways before, during and after writing. This helps in reducing the cognitive overload, increased the students’ ability to control tasks entrusted to him, and this resulted in the increase of self-confidence and self-respect.The same situation applied for publishing students’ writing on the internet. As a result, the student perception of his ability to control writing and writing activities and increase his motivation.