Thesis and Dissertation Writing in a Second Language: A Handbook for Supervisors

Author:   Brian Paltridge ,  Sue Starfield
Publisher:   Taylor & Francis Ltd
Edition:   New edition
ISBN:  

9780415371735


Pages:   192
Publication Date:   16 December 2004
Replaced By:   9781138048706
Format:   Paperback
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Thesis and Dissertation Writing in a Second Language: A Handbook for Supervisors


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The relationship of supervisor to student has traditionally been seen as one of apprenticeship, in which much learning is tacit, with the expectation that the student will become much like the tutor. The changing demographics of higher education in conjunction with imperatives of greater accountability and support for research students have rendered this scenario both less likely and less desirable and unfortunately many supervisors are challenged by the task of guiding non-native speaker students to completion. This handbook is the ideal guide for all supervisors working with undergraduate and postgraduate non-native speaker students writing a thesis or dissertation in English as it explicitly unpacks thesis writing, using language that is accessible to research supervisors from any discipline.

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Author:   Brian Paltridge ,  Sue Starfield
Publisher:   Taylor & Francis Ltd
Imprint:   Routledge
Edition:   New edition
Dimensions:   Width: 15.90cm , Height: 1.10cm , Length: 23.50cm
Weight:   0.318kg
ISBN:  

9780415371735


ISBN 10:   0415371732
Pages:   192
Publication Date:   16 December 2004
Audience:   College/higher education ,  Professional and scholarly ,  College/higher education ,  Undergraduate ,  Postgraduate, Research & Scholarly
Replaced By:   9781138048706
Format:   Paperback
Publisher's Status:   Active
Availability:   In Print   Availability explained
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Brian Paltridge is Associate Dean (Graduate Studies), and Associate Professor in TESOL Faculty of Education and Social Work, at the University of Sydney, Australia Susan Starfield is Director of The Learning Centre, University of New South Wales, Australia

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