NYU Steinhardt

Research and Practice in Academic English Writing for English Language Learners

  • Course Number: TESOL-GE 2810
  • Hours: 30
  • Units: 3
  • Description: This class will explore research & practice in supporting the development of academic writing for English language learners. Topics covered will include the nature of the challenge for non-native writers in terms of lexicon, grammar, & rhetorical structure. Pedagogical options for supporting English L2 writing development including the use of multiple drafts, feedback, options, writing conferences, individual & peer editing. Problematic issues such as rhetorical transfer & what constitutes plagiarism will also be considered.
  • Old Course Number: E29.2810