Academic and Non-academic Difficulties: Perceptions of Graduate Non-English Speaking Background Students
Burke, Ed and Wyatt-Smith, Claire. (1996) Academic and Non-academic Difficulties: Perceptions of Graduate Non-English Speaking Background Students. TESL-EJ: The Electronic Journal for English as a Second Language. 2(1), pp. 1 - 19.
|Authors||Burke, Ed and Wyatt-Smith, Claire|
This paper reports a study of the academic and non-academic demands as perceived by a group of Australian non-native English speaking students in the first semester of the postgraduate studies. It draws on relevant research and relates this to the participants’ responses to a written questionnaire and follow up face-to-face interviews which captured insider perspectives about academic difficulties: the use of L1; the match between lecturers’ teaching styles and students’ preferred learning styles; listening, speaking, reading and writing; library and other resource usage as well as other non-academic demands.
|Journal||TESL-EJ: The Electronic Journal for English as a Second Language|
|Journal citation||2 (1), pp. 1 - 19|
|Publisher||T E S L - E J|
|Web address (URL)||http://www.tesl-ej.org/wordpress/issues/volume2/ej05/ej05a1/|
|Page range||1 - 19|
|Research Group||Institute for Learning Sciences and Teacher Education (ILSTE)|
|Place of publication||United States of America|
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