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Student writing in higher education: An academic literacies approach
ABSTRACT This article addresses the issue of student writing in higher education. It draws on the findings of an Economic and Social Research Council funded project which examined the contrasting
Academic literacies: a pedagogy for course design
This article examines how research findings from the field of academic literacies might be used to underpin course design across the broad curriculum of higher education. During the last decade this
The "Academic Literacies" Model: Theory and Applications
Although the term academic literacies was originally developed with regard to the study of literacies in higher education and the university, the concept also applies to K–12 education. An academic
Beyond Communities of Practice: ‘Communities of practice’ in higher education: useful heuristic or educational model?
The concept of 'communities of practice' (Lave and Wenger 1991, Wenger 1998) has become an influential one in education, management, and social sciences in recent years. This book consists of a
Reclaiming literacies: competing textual practices in a digital higher education
This essay examines the implications of the ubiquitous use of the term ‘digital literacies’ in higher education and its increasing alignment with institutional and organisational imperatives. It
Exploring Notions of Genre in "Academic Literacies" and "Writing Across the Curriculum": Approaches Across Countries and Contexts
How to cite: Russell, David R.; Lea, Mary; Parker, Jan; Street, Brian and Donahue, Tiane (2009). Exploring notions of genre in ’academic literacies’ and ’writing across the curriculum’: approaches
Computer Conferencing and Assessment: New ways of writing in higher education
This article reports upon MA students' use of computer conferencing in an online course, and examines the ways in which students draw upon asynchronous conference discussions in their written
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