Developing academic literacy : a discipline-based approach

Warren, Digby (2003) Developing academic literacy : a discipline-based approach. Investigations in university teaching and learning, 1 (1). pp. 46-51. ISSN 1740-5106

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With current moves to widen participation, a more diverse student body is entering higher education. In this context, a key challenge is assisting learners to develop academic literacy, so as to enable their deeper engagement with university study. This entails making transparent to students the knowledge-making and communicative practices of the subject area, hence the discipline-based approach to developing academic literacy advocated here.

Item Type: Article
Uncontrolled Keywords: Investigations in university teaching and learning; academic literacy; pedagogy; assessment; student writing
Subjects: 300 Social sciences > 370 Education
800 Literature & rhetoric
Department: Centre for Professional Education and Development (CPED)
Depositing User: Mary Burslem
Date Deposited: 01 Apr 2015 09:05
Last Modified: 24 May 2016 14:36


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