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Journal articles (6)
“Ask a Question”: student use and misuse of online academic skills support Journal of Academic Language and Learning (2018)
Online academic skills support in higher education and the ways that students use such support is seldom researched. “Ask a Question” is part of one Aus-tralian university’s online academic support service for students to upload ...
Communicative interactions in foreign language education: Contact anxiety, appraisal and distance Learning, Culture and Social Interaction (2017)
Framed against a backdrop of complex intergroup dynamics and the legacies created for foreign language education, the current article tests three hypotheses which explore the efficacy of direct contact encounters between Japanese university students and ...
Digital cultures of political participation: internet memes and the discursive delegitimization of the 2016 U.S presidential candidates Discourse, Context and Media (2017)
Internet memes are a contemporary phenomenon situated at the nexus of language, society, and digital communication, and represent a relatively new form of participatory culture that can offer certain demographics an opportunity for political expression, ...
Learner perceptions and experiences of pride second language education Australian Review of Applied Linguistics (2016)
Within applied linguistics, understanding of motivation and cognition has benefitted from substantial attention for decades, but the attention received by language learner emotions has not been comparable until recently when interest in emotions and the ...
From motivation to emotion: a new chapter in applied linguistics research University of Sydney Papers in TESOL (2015)
Within the field of applied linguistics, research into language learner motivation has been high on the research agenda for some years. At the same time, another psychological construct - emotion - has been the victim ...
Idealized English teachers: the implicit influence of race in Japan Journal of Language, Identity & Education (2013)
English as a Foreign Language (EFL) education within the context of Japan is firmly underpinned by sociohistorical constructions of racial difference and racial hierarchies that have considerable influence on contemporary student and institutional attitudes. Embracing ...
'Ask a question': student use and misuse of online academic skills support 13th Biennial Conference of the Association of Academic Language and Learning (2017)
The provision of online academic language and learning support is seldom researched despite a current move to disaggregate or unbundle university services (Mcfarlane, 2010; Wiley & Hilton, 2009). Current practice at SCU involves academic support ...