Access to Success

Literacy in Academic Contexts



    Edition: 1st Edition
  • Format: Soft Cover
  • ISBN: 1919713174
  • Extent: 208
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  • Category: UCT Press

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Tertiary institutions must provide for an increasingly diverse student population, many of whom speak English as an additional language, and have attended under-resourced schools. The scale of the problem has necessitated the development of creative ways of ensuring access and successful outcomes.

• Section one: Policy and language development practice
• Retrospective: language development initiatives and their policy contexts
• Language, culture and politics: the case for multilingualism in tutorials
• Section two: Language development in the curriculum
• Creating coherence: design and critique of academic literacy materials
• Teaching grammar in context
• Workplace communication: language development in the curriculum
• How science education construes student writing
• Transitional barriers and contextual gaps in an academic department
• Tutor department: finding a language for teaching
• Section three: Testing and assessment
• Transforming assessment practices into learning process
• Portfolio assessment for curriculum inquiry and quality promotion
• Assessing writing-intensive laboratory reports for physics undergraduates
• Index

This book covers a diverse range of topics, from language policy and academic literacy practices within the curriculum, to evaluation and assessment.

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Tertiary institutions must provide for an increasingly diverse student population, many of whom speak English as an additional language, and have attended under-resourced schools. The scale of the problem has necessitated the development of creative ways of ensuring access and successful outcomes.

• Section one: Policy and language development practice
• Retrospective: language development initiatives and their policy contexts
• Language, culture and politics: the case for multilingualism in tutorials
• Section two: Language development in the curriculum
• Creating coherence: design and critique of academic literacy materials
• Teaching grammar in context
• Workplace communication: language development in the curriculum
• How science education construes student writing
• Transitional barriers and contextual gaps in an academic department
• Tutor department: finding a language for teaching
• Section three: Testing and assessment
• Transforming assessment practices into learning process
• Portfolio assessment for curriculum inquiry and quality promotion
• Assessing writing-intensive laboratory reports for physics undergraduates
• Index

This book covers a diverse range of topics, from language policy and academic literacy practices within the curriculum, to evaluation and assessment.

This product does not have any reviews yet - be the first to write one.