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Authors: Burns, Anne
Date: 2008
Language: eng
Resource Type: Prospect Journal Collection
Identifier: http://hdl.handle.net/1959.14/317972
Description: Book review of 'Value and validity in action research', Schwalbach, E.M. (2003). Lanham, MD: Rowman and Littlefield Publishing Group.
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Date: 2008
Language: eng
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Identifier: http://hdl.handle.net/1959.14/330692
Description: This paper reports on two aspects of a study that examined the changes in the speech of four students of a Bachelor of Arts (BA) in English as an Additional Language (EAL) degree over three years of s ... More
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Date: 2008
Subject Keyword: 200400 Linguistics
Language: eng
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Identifier: http://hdl.handle.net/1959.14/317939
Description: Ineffective communication has been identified as the major cause of critical incidents in public hospitals in Australia. Critical incidents are adverse events leading to avoidable patient harm. This a ... More
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Date: 2008
Language: eng
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Identifier: http://hdl.handle.net/1959.14/330757
Description: The study outlined in this paper tested the application of the Model of Empathic Communication (MEC) (Suchman et al 1997) to medical interviews of culturally and linguistically diverse (CALD) medical ... More
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Authors: Gan, Zhengdong
Date: 2008
Language: eng
Resource Type: Prospect Journal Collection
Identifier: http://hdl.handle.net/1959.14/330726
Description: This article reports on a data-based study that focuses on one particular personality dimension, extroversion, in relation to oral performance in a second language (L2). The data collected for this st ... More
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Authors: Wu, Siew Mei
Date: 2008
Language: eng
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Identifier: http://hdl.handle.net/1959.14/330729
Description: This paper explores the role of evaluative expressions in the construal of arguments in a set of high-rated and low-rated English language argumentative tertiary-level essays. Using one aspect of Huns ... More
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Authors: Butorac, Donna
Date: 2008
Language: eng
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Identifier: http://hdl.handle.net/1959.14/330469
Description: Teachers undergoing institutional change require professional development to support them through the initial change period. Previous studies of change in education have highlighted self-directed prof ... More
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Date: 2008
Subject Keyword: 200400 Linguistics
Language: eng
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Identifier: http://hdl.handle.net/1959.14/317962
Description: A large proportion of students enrolled in accounting programs at Australian universities are from non-English-speaking backgrounds (NESB). Upon completing their accounting degrees many become permane ... More
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Date: 2008
Language: eng
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Identifier: http://hdl.handle.net/1959.14/330661
Description: This article focuses on contexts of language and literacy in use, particularly on the complex social meanings of language and literacy in the workplace. Taking a social practice perspective, it draws ... More
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Date: 2008
Language: eng
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Identifier: http://hdl.handle.net/1959.14/330673
Description: This article summarises the significant findings from the Disadvantaged Schools Program Write it Right Literacy in Industry Project undertaken in the 1990s. The Write it Right research was undertaken ... More
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Authors: Denny, Heather
Date: 2008
Language: eng
Resource Type: Prospect Journal Collection
Identifier: http://hdl.handle.net/1959.14/330453
Description: The role of naturalistic recorded samples as models in English-language teaching has been debated in recent literature. Various compromises have been suggested between authentic data, collected in nat ... More
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Authors: Lockwood, Jane
Date: 2008
Language: eng
Resource Type: Prospect Journal Collection
Identifier: http://hdl.handle.net/1959.14/330627
Description: This article reports on a consultancy project carried out in a large third-party call centre in Manila in 2004. The project aimed to improve English language communications assessment and training for ... More
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Authors: Dyson, Bronwen
Date: 2008
Language: eng
Resource Type: Prospect Journal Collection
Identifier: http://hdl.handle.net/1959.14/330468
Description: This article sketches research into the developmental stages of question formation by English as a Second Language (ESL) learners and its application to language assessment. It focuses on one critique ... More
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Date: 2007
Language: eng
Resource Type: Prospect Journal Collection
Identifier: http://hdl.handle.net/1959.14/330269
Description: Studies of strategies used to assist students with the language demands of their first year of tertiary study demonstrate that one model does not suit all. The success of a model is often dependent on ... More
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Date: 2007
Subject Keyword: 200400 Linguistics
Language: eng
Resource Type: journal article
Identifier: http://hdl.handle.net/1959.14/37154
Description: Australia has often been called a nation of immigrants and like many countries in the world has experienced major intakes of settlers at various periods of its history. However, among immigrant-receiv ... More
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