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ERIC Number: EJ1066245
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2008-Apr
Pages: 21
Abstractor: As Provided
ISSN: EISSN-1533-242X
Reading Interpretations: Indian and Bangladeshi Postgraduate Students' Use of Extratextual Framing and Metacognition
Bell, Joyce
Reading Matrix: An International Online Journal, v8 n1 p43-63 Apr 2008
Reading is a complex skill, vital for the postgraduate student. However, many international postgraduate students experience considerable difficulty when applying their reading practices learnt in their own countries. This paper, part of a larger study, aims to provide insights into the reading practices of Indian/Bangladeshi postgraduate students while studying at an Australian university. Data were collected through case studies conducted in India and at an Australian university. Significant differences were found between the reading of general-interest text and academic text and differences were also found between the reading practices undertaken in first and third semesters. Pedagogical implications are discussed.
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Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research
Education Level: Higher Education; Postsecondary Education
Audience: N/A
Language: English
Sponsor: N/A
Authoring Institution: N/A
Identifiers - Location: Australia
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