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Genre pedagogy in higher education : the SLATE project

Author: Shoshana Dreyfus; Sally Humphrey; Ahmar Mahboob; J R Martin
Publisher: Houndmills, Basingstoke Hampshire ; New York, NY : Palgrave Macmillan, 2016. ©2016
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"This book describes the linguistic and pedagogical dimensions of a large action research project that deployed and extended the current work on genre pedagogy to an on-line learning environment. In particular, it explores how genre-based pedagogy can be used to support the academic literacy development of non-English speaking background (NESB) students in tertiary educational institutions to develop their academic  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Technological innovations
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Dreyfus, Shoshana.
Genre Pedagogy in Higher Education.
Houndmills, Basingstoke, Hampshire : New York, NY : Palgrave Macmillan, 2016
(OCoLC)957138848
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Shoshana Dreyfus; Sally Humphrey; Ahmar Mahboob; J R Martin
ISBN: 9781137309990 1137309997
OCLC Number: 942834030
Description: xv, 298 pages : illustrations ; 23 cm
Contents: An Introduction to the SLATE Project --
Modelling Language in Context : Systemic Functional Linguistics --
Knowledge About Language (KAL) --
Setting Up a Toolkit for Academic Literacy --
An Introduction to 'Sydney School' Literacy Programs --
An Exploration of the Linguistics Program at CityU --
A Focus on Biology --
Training Tutors to Work with Students in the SLATE Project --
Field Building and Deconstruction of Written Texts --
Joint Construction in the SLATE Project --
Negotiated Independent Construction: Feedback in the SLATE Project --
Looking Forward.
Responsibility: Shoshana J. Dreyfus (University of Sydney, Australia), Sally Humphrey (Australian Catholic University, Australia), Ahmar Mahboob (University of Sydney, Australia) and James R. Martin (University of Sydney, Australia, Martin Centre for Appliable Linguistics, Shanghai Jiao Tong University).

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Based on a large action research project, this book elaborates on how genre-based pedagogy can be extended to engage non-English speaking background students in tertiary educational institutions to  Read more...

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