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Table 6 The writing syllabus given to the experimental group

From: The impact of mediated learning on the academic writing performance of medical students in flipped and traditional classrooms: scaffolding techniques

Week Content Lesson delivery
1 Introduction/basics of a paragraph
Students were asked to watch video content on “clauses and sentence types”
Verbal
2 1st session Pre-writing and planning ideas Verbal
2nd session Mediation 1: modelling, teacher-student and student-student conferencing offering explicit explanation, internalization Flipped
3 Building paragraphs with examples (topic sentence, supporting sentences, developing sentences, etc.)
Students were asked to watch video content on “Parallel Structure”
Verbal
4 1st session Description, narration, classification Verbal
2nd session Mediation 2: modelling, joint construction, contextualization, schema-building Flipped
5 Process paragraph
Students will be asked to watch video content on “Subject-verb Agreement”
Verbal
6 1st session Process paragraph Verbal
2nd session Mediation 3: modelling and deconstruction, teacher-student and student-student conferencing Flipped
7 Compare and contrast paragraph
Students will be asked to watch video content on “Noun Clauses”
Verbal
8 1st session Compare and contrast paragraph Verbal
2nd session Mediation 4: modelling, bridging, prompting, negotiation Flipped
9 Argumentative paragraph
Students will be asked to watch video content on “Adverbial Clauses”
Verbal
10 1st session Argumentative paragraph Verbal
2nd session Mediation 5: modelling, bridging, prompting, negotiation Flipped
11 Cause and effect paragraph
Students will be asked to watch video content on “Adjective Clauses”
Verbal
12 1st session Cause and effect paragraph Verbal
2nd session Mediation 6: modelling, bridging, prompting, negotiation Flipped
13 Essay writing Verbal
14 Essay writing Verbal
15 Essay writing Verbal
16 Essay writing Verbal
17 Essay writing Verbal