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Making inter-disciplinary spaces for talk about and change in student writing and literacy development
(Taylor & Francis, 2012)
This paper discusses the role of a writing centre in creating spaces for talk about and change in disciplinary writing pedagogy. It asks how collaborative partnerships between disciplinary academics and Writing Centre ...
Embedding academic literacy skills into the mainstream curriculum: the case of information systems 131/132
(Central University of Technology, Free State, 2016)
This paper reports on collaborative teaching between two academic literacy (AL) specialists and two lecturers teaching first-year students Information Systems (IFS) 131/132 during the 2012 and 2013 academic years in ...
Students’ navigation of the uncharted territories of academic writing
(Taylor & Francis, 2013)
Many students enter tertiary education unfamiliar with the ‘norms and conventions’ of their disciplines. Research into academic literacies has shown that in order to succeed in their studies, students are expected to ...
Making a case for the teaching of reading across the curriculum in higher education
(Education Association of South Africa (EASA), 2012)
Over the past two decades there has been much written in the literature about the importance of reading and the importance of teaching students reading strategies to improve their reading comprehension. Reading is one ...