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Are Native and Non-Native English Speaking Tutors Equally Effective?

Asano, Akihito


Many studies find a negative effect of non-native English speaking instructors on students' performance in universities where the language of instruction is English. However, the negative effect observed in the existing literature is not found in the study by Fleisher, Hashimoto and Weinberg (2002), which uses the sample of instructors who received training in the Ohio State University's PhD programme. In many economics departments in Australia, mainly because their PhD programmes are not large...[Show more]

CollectionsANU Research Publications
Date published: 2008
Type: Journal article
Source: The Australian Economic Review
DOI: 10.1111/j.1467-8462.2007.00470.x


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