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Reconceptualising the Academic Writing Difficulties of International Students

Li, Linda; Zhang, Yanyin

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International students from non-English speaking backgrounds (NESB) encounter a wide range of academic challenges at Australian universities. Research on international students' academic experiences suggests that the adjustment to a new learning environment where expectations, requirements and approaches to teaching and learning are different is a challenging process for most international students. Evidence from research highlights academic writing as a heightened challenge for international...[Show more]

dc.contributor.authorLi, Linda
dc.contributor.authorZhang, Yanyin
dc.contributor.editorAbe Ata
dc.contributor.editorAlex Kostogriz
dc.date.accessioned2016-06-14T23:21:38Z
dc.identifier.isbn9781922117465
dc.identifier.urihttp://hdl.handle.net/1885/104005
dc.description.abstractInternational students from non-English speaking backgrounds (NESB) encounter a wide range of academic challenges at Australian universities. Research on international students' academic experiences suggests that the adjustment to a new learning environment where expectations, requirements and approaches to teaching and learning are different is a challenging process for most international students. Evidence from research highlights academic writing as a heightened challenge for international students. It has been identified as a significant predictor of academic performance and a main factor impacting on learning and academic performance.
dc.publisherAustralian Academic Press Pty Ltd.
dc.relation.ispartofInternational Education and Cultural-Linguistic Experiences of International Students in Australia
dc.relation.isversionof1 Edition
dc.titleReconceptualising the Academic Writing Difficulties of International Students
dc.typeBook chapter
local.description.notesImported from ARIES
dc.date.issued2015
local.identifier.absfor200401 - Applied Linguistics and Educational Linguistics
local.identifier.ariespublicationu5567033xPUB66
local.type.statusPublished Version
local.contributor.affiliationLi, Linda, University of Canberra
local.contributor.affiliationZhang, Yanyin, College of Asia and the Pacific, ANU
local.bibliographicCitation.startpage133
local.bibliographicCitation.lastpage147
local.identifier.absseo930103 - Learner Development
dc.date.updated2020-11-22T07:50:43Z
local.bibliographicCitation.placeofpublicationSamford Valley
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