Developing the Writing Skill of the University of Technology' Students by using Clustering Technique

Abstract

The difficulties in writing are considered one of the most significant problems that have an effect on non-native English speakers. This study aims at developing the writing skills by using clustering technique to the University of Technology' students, then making a comparison between students' performance in writing in a per and post-test. A pre-test was made to the students to know their level in writing an essay then a course of study in teaching writing by using clustering technique was delivered to the students then a post-test is taken by students. The study aims at showing the influence using clustering technique in students' performance in writing. So the results have shown that there is a great development in students’ performance in writing after their involvement in the course.