I think you have most of the recent articles and texts covered,
Philippa. Have you also tried:
Cumming, A. & Riazi, A. (2000). Building models of adult second-language
writing instruction. In "Learning and Instruction" Pergamon. 55-71.
Riazi, A. (1997) Acquiring Disciplinary Literacy: A social-Cognitive
Analysis of Text Production and Learning among Iranian Graduate Students
of Education. Journal of Second Language Writing, 6(2), 105-137.
Prior, P. (1991). Contextualizing Writing and Response in a Graduate
Seminar. Written Communication 8 (3), 267-310.
Philippa Spoel wrote:
> Hello all,
> I have a grad student who is undertaking a small research project on "The problems that intenational students encounter in communicating effectively in a North-American post-secondary educational system." He himself is Chinese and he will be interviewing a few other international students at our university about the communication problems they have faced and strategies they have used in their academic work here.
> This project is being completed as part of a course on writing in the disciplines, in which we have looked a lot at issues about communciating effectively across and within disciplines in a general way, but not specifically in relation to international and/or second (or third or fourth . . .) language students.
> Can anybody recommend articles or books that address, either in practical or theoretical terms, this dimension of academic enculturation?
> Many thanks for your help,
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