Student Writing as ‘ Academic Literacies ’ : Drawing on Bakhtin to Move from Critique to Design

@inproceedings{Lillis2007StudentWA,
  title={Student Writing as ‘ Academic Literacies ’ : Drawing on Bakhtin to Move from Critique to Design},
  author={Theresa Lillis},
  year={2007}
}
  • Theresa Lillis
  • Published 2007
A body of research has recently emerged in the UK which adopts an ‘academic literacies’ stance towards student writing. An ‘academic literacies’ stance conceptualises student writing as a socially situated discourse practice which is ideologically inscribed (Jones et al., 1999; Lea & Street, 1998). Whilst powerful as an oppositional frame, that is as a critique of current conceptualisations and practices surrounding student writing, academic literacies has yet to be developed as a design frame… CONTINUE READING

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