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

Author:   Brian Paltridge (University of Sydney, Australia) ,  Sue Starfield (University of New South Wales, Australia)
Publisher:   Taylor & Francis Group
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9781280907272


Publication Date:   01 January 2007
Format:   Electronic book text
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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 (University of Sydney, Australia) ,  Sue Starfield (University of New South Wales, Australia)
Publisher:   Taylor & Francis Group
Imprint:   Taylor & Francis Group
ISBN:  

9781280907272


ISBN 10:   1280907274
Publication Date:   01 January 2007
Audience:   General/trade ,  General
Format:   Electronic book text
Publisher's Status:   Active
Availability:   In stock   Availability explained
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