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Bauler, Clara V. – Cogent Education, 2019
Online discussions have emerged as one of the most popular practices of writing in academic contexts in the twenty-first century. Nevertheless, we know little about the rhetorical features and composition strategies employed by multilingual writers in these types of discussions. Using online discussions in the brainstorming phase of the process of…
Descriptors: Persuasive Discourse, Multilingualism, Computer Mediated Communication, Essays
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Jaafar, Reem; Boumlik, Habiba; Alberts, Ian – Cogent Education, 2018
Writing, a critical pedagogical tool, cultivates student learning and fosters deeper understanding of the material. When frequent, low-stakes (informal) writing activities help students write more freely, engage with the material and thus become active learners. Looking at students who are at opposite ends of a community college spectrum, this…
Descriptors: Community Colleges, Two Year College Students, First Year Seminars, Curriculum
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Govers, Elly – Cogent Education, 2016
Systems of monitoring and control have left many educators and organisations in the field of post-compulsory education struggling to find ways to meet the needs of an increasingly diverse society. Education is complex. Many educators would agree that it is influenced by many, often contradictory, voices and power structures. Based on the findings…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Educational Practices, Case Studies, Systems Approach