An Investigation into The Online Assessment and The Autonomy of Non-English Majored Students in Vinh Long Province




online assessment, learner autonomy, online tools, English learning and teaching


Recently, the COVID-19 pandemic has strongly impacted human life and brought various challenges and difficulties for learning and teaching all over the world. The massive development of information technology has brought solutions to deal with this new phase. Teachers implement online assessments to support learning and teaching English. There are previous studies about the effect of E-learning, but research about online tools such as Liveworksheets or Google Forms were rarely conducted, especially in Vinh Long province. Therefore, during the academic year 2021-2022, the researchers started a study on 120 students who used Liveworksheets and Google Forms as their assessment in class and even their homework during their Basic English course. After using these tools, students completed a survey that reflected their job with those online tools during their semesters. An online questionnaire was used in this study to collect data from 120 students in a university in the Mekong Delta. The current study is designed as descriptive research. In addition, both quantitative and qualitative research methods are used. The results show positive impacts on learner autonomy and learners' listening skills by using Liveworksheets rather than Google Forms. Besides, the study illustrates students' responses that gave both advantages and disadvantages of those tools. These results may be helpful for both lecturers and students to promote themselves in teaching and learning English.

Author Biographies

Ho Le Thanh Phuong, Mien Tay Construction University, Vinh Long, Vietnam

Ho Le Thanh Phuong has been a lecturer at Mien Tay Construction University since 2013 and she works as a lecturer in the English Section. She holds a Master's Degree in TESOL from the University of Social Sciences and Humanities in Ho Chi Minh city. Her research interests are in the areas of teaching and learning a foreign language in The Industrial Revolution 4.0; curriculum development, university-industry relationships; online learning development.


Doan Ngoc Anh Huy, Mien Tay Construction University, Vinh Long, Vietnam

Doan Ngoc Anh Huy, an English lecturer of the English Department in Mien Tay Construction University, Vinh Long Province, Vietnam, has 9-year experience in teaching English for non-English majored students and has research interests in the field of assessment strategies and teaching methodologies.


Dinh Thi Lich, Mien Tay Construction University, Vinh Long, Vietnam

Dinh Thi Lich with more than 10 years of consulting experience in international cooperation at Mien Tay Construction University, Vietnam; and 3 years of experience in teaching English for adults (15-40 years old) as well as for non-English majored students. Developing metacognitive awareness, basic interpersonal communicative skills (BICS), cognitive academic language proficiency (CALP), and some further different aspects of TESOL methodology are my research interests.



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How to Cite

Ho, L. T. P., Doan, N. A. H., & Dinh, T. L. (2023). An Investigation into The Online Assessment and The Autonomy of Non-English Majored Students in Vinh Long Province. ICTE Conference Proceedings, 3, 41–51.

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