• Mustapha GUASMI University of laghouat (Algeria)
Keywords: EFL learners, Feedback, Online learning, Peer feedback, Writing skill


Writing is a demanding task especially for second or foreign language learners. That is why most of EFL learners are struggling with this skill. Any support we would develop towards improving EFL learners’ writing production should be related to collaborative learning. Besides, more electronic learner-centered and collaborative approaches have emerged to facilitate student-centered learning. Thus, in the present study, the researcher worked on peer feedback, as a form of collaborative remedial work of written composition using ICT to implement enhancement activities that are likely to bring about students’ contribution to improve their writing performance. This paper has an experimental nature; it relied on a variety of research tools. According to the findings, there was a general agreement upon the usefulness of the experience. For students, working anonymously in an online group makes one discover many things and leads one to share knowledge with the others. The findings gave support to the efficacy of technology-supported peer feedback in improving the quality of students’ revised and new essays, thus encouraging teachers to use this technique in their writing classrooms.


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