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Thompson, Celia; Morton, Janne; Storch, Neomy – Australian Review of Applied Linguistics, 2016
The need to establish an authorial identity in academic discourse has been considered to be critical for all doctoral students by academic writing teachers and researchers for some time. For students for whom English is an additional language (EAL) in particular, the challenges are not only how to communicate this identity effectively in English,…
Descriptors: Applied Linguistics, Graduate Students, Authors, Academic Discourse
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McNamara, Tim; Morton, Janne; Storch, Neomy; Thompson, Celia – Language Assessment Quarterly, 2018
This article addresses the suitability of the CEFR as the basis for decisions about the readiness of individuals to engage in academic writing tasks in undergraduate university courses, and as a guide to progress. The CEFR offers potentially relevant general scales and subscales, but also more specific subscales for writing in the academic…
Descriptors: Guidelines, Undergraduate Students, Foreign Countries, Academic Discourse
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Thompson, Celia; Morton, Janne; Storch, Neomy – Journal of English for Academic Purposes, 2013
Knowing how to use sources effectively often poses considerable challenges for first year undergraduate students for whom English is a second language (L2). In this longitudinal case study we investigated the selection and self-reported use of source materials by thirteen first year L2 undergraduate students from a range of disciplines enrolled at…
Descriptors: Student Attitudes, Foreign Countries, English for Academic Purposes, Citations (References)
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Gilmartin, Shannon K.; Thompson, Marissa E.; Morton, Emily; Jin, Qu; Chen, Helen L.; Colby, Anne; Sheppard, Sheri D. – Journal of Engineering Education, 2019
Background: In recent years, technological innovation and entrepreneurship have been emphasized in engineering education. There is a need to better understand which individual- and contextual-level factors are related to engineering students' entrepreneurial intentions. Purpose/Hypothesis: This study explores individual and contextual predictors…
Descriptors: Entrepreneurship, Engineering Education, Business Administration Education, Undergraduate Students
Gilmartin, Shannon K.; Thompson, Marissa E.; Morton, Emily; Jin, Qu; Chen, Helen L.; Colby, Anne; Sheppard, Sheri D. – Grantee Submission, 2019
Background: In recent years, technological innovation and entrepreneurship have been emphasized in engineering education. There is a need to better understand which individual- and contextual-level factors are related to engineering students' entrepreneurial intentions. Purpose/Hypothesis: This study explores individual and contextual predictors…
Descriptors: Entrepreneurship, Engineering Education, Business Administration Education, Undergraduate Students
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Christian, Beth Morton; Zippay, Cassie – Multicultural Education, 2012
The purpose of this study was to explore how critical and reflective thinking about race and culture evolved and manifested in online threaded discussions among pre-service teachers during a required Multicultural Education course. Because of the ubiquitous presence of computer-mediated forms of communication, research has increased in recent…
Descriptors: Racial Bias, Student Teacher Attitudes, Multicultural Education, Preservice Teachers
Minnesota Univ., Minneapolis. Center for Advanced Studies in Child Welfare. – 2001
This paper presents proceedings of a 2000 conference on the disproportionate number of African American children in out-of-home placements. The objectives of the lecture and issues forum were to provide a forum where people concerned with the welfare of African American children and families in Minnesota could discuss concerns; to promote…
Descriptors: Adoption, Blacks, Child Welfare, Family Income
Devlin, Maureen E., Ed. – 1999
This document, a summary of reports presented at the 1998 annual symposium of the Forum for the Future of Higher Education, covers a wide range of issues that are likely to influence how colleges and universities deal with such questions as what business they are actually in, what are their institutional strengths, how will they compete in a…
Descriptors: Change, Change Agents, Change Strategies, Computer Assisted Instruction
Zurmuehlen, Marilyn, Ed. – Working Papers in Art Education, 1983
Papers by graduate students, and occasionally papers from their mentors which establish a context for the student papers, are organized by sponsoring University. Student papers presented are: (1) "An Overview of the Development Stages in Children's Drawings" (Jeralyn Hufford); (2) "Theories and Activities of Conceptual Artists: An Aesthetic…
Descriptors: Aesthetic Values, Art Activities, Art Education, Attitude Measures
Moxley, Joseph M., Ed.; Lenker, Lagretta T. – 1995
The 21 essays in this collection resulted from a conference on needed changes to the faculty reward system and present a broader view of what should be honored as legitimate scholarly work and the role of publication. Papers are grouped in four sections on: (1) postmodern conceptions of scholarship; (2) scholarship in the late age of print; (3)…
Descriptors: College Faculty, Faculty Promotion, Faculty Publishing, Feminism
Golub, Jeff; And Others – 1988
Written by English teachers considered successful in directing collaborative learning, this collection of essays focuses on the effective use of collaborative learning in the English language arts classroom. The essays and their authors are, as follows: (1) "None of Us Is as Smart as All of Us" (Dana Herreman); (2) "Collaborative…
Descriptors: Class Activities, Class Organization, Cooperative Learning, Elementary Secondary Education