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ERIC Number: EJ1080945
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2011-Dec
Pages: 14
Abstractor: As Provided
Reference Count: 20
ISBN: N/A
ISSN: ISSN-1925-4741
An Investigation of Taiwanese Doctoral Students' Academic Writing at a U.S. University
Chou, Li-hua
Higher Education Studies, v1 n2 p47-60 Dec 2011
The United States has always been the top choice of Taiwanese university students who want to study abroad. Consequently, English writing is especially vital for doctoral dissertation; insufficient research deals with academic writing of such students, despite its importance to their success. This paper aims to fill the gap by analyzing the course syllabi as well as interviews with Ph.D. students at a university in New York State. Task analysis and verbal reports of these students yielded significant insights that may contribute to more effective guidance for both academic writing instructors and curriculum developers in Taiwan.
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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: Taiwan