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Table 10 Participants’ preferences on the timing of content and organizational error correction

From: EFL learners’ perceptions and preferences of written corrective feedback: a case study of university students from Mainland China

When do you want your teacher to provide feedback on your content and organization when you are writing your composition? Response frequenciesa
1st-year students (N = 21) 2nd-year students (N = 23) 3rd-year students (N = 20) Total average
(a) On the first draft 11 12 11 34
(b) On the second draft 1 6 1 8
(c) On all drafts 6 1 4 11
(d) On the final draft 2 4 4 10
  1. aThere was one empty response in the 1st-year group. Pearson Chi-square test result: p = .149