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Significance of Academic Literacy in Higher Education

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ISBN-10: 3838364597

ISBN-13: 9783838364599

Edition: N/A

Authors: Brenda Leibowitz

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This is an account of students' acquisition of academic literacy at the University of the Western Cape, South Africa. The study, a series of four qualitative case studies, is set in an Arts Faculty with a focus on students studying linguistics. Located within a broadly socio-cultural and contextual approach to literacy, it demonstrates the interrelatedness of issues of second language and academic discourse, and affirms the significance of prior learning in higher education. The study considers the institutional context, students' own perceptions, lived experiences and extracts of the students' writing. The monograph argues that policy planners and lecturers should investigate, and take…    
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Book details

List price: $102.00
Publisher: Lap Lambert Academic Publishing GmbH & Company KG
Pages: 248
Size: 6.00" wide x 9.00" long x 0.56" tall
Weight: 0.814
Language: English