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Research & Practice in Academic English Writing for English Language Learners

This class will explore research and 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, and rhetorical structure. Pedagogical options for supporting English L2 writing development including the use of multiple drafts, feedback, options, writing conferences, individual and peer editing. Problematic issues such as rhetorical transfer and what constitutes plagiarism will also be considered.

Course #
TESOL-GE 8810
Units
3
Term
Fall
Department