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Morton, Janne – Australian Review of Applied Linguistics, 2018
Central to rhetorical genre theory is the notion of 'rhetorical situation' (Bitzer, 1968), which emphasizes context as sociohistorically situated. In the analysis of academic genres, this notion helps us to think of the contexts that genres respond to as dynamic, varying across time and space, rather than as stable and unified disciplinary…
Descriptors: Self Concept, Rhetoric, Applied Linguistics, Academic Discourse
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Crichton, Jonathan; Scarino, Angela – Australian Review of Applied Linguistics, 2007
The internationalisation of education has become a major focus of international, national and institutional attention, reflected in a substantial and expanding literature on how internationalisation is manifested, how it might be promoted, its implications for areas such as government policy, strategic planning and management, educational quality,…
Descriptors: Higher Education, Educational Policy, Foreign Countries, Global Approach
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Coffin, Caroline; Painter, Clare; Hewings, Ann – Australian Review of Applied Linguistics, 2005
This paper draws on systemic functional linguistic genre analysis to illuminate the way in which post graduate applied linguistics students structure their argumentation within a multi party asynchronous computer mediated conference. Two conference discussions within the same postgraduate course are compared in order to reveal the way in which…
Descriptors: Computer Mediated Communication, Persuasive Discourse, Applied Linguistics, Evaluation Methods
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Keuneman, Katrine Pilcher; Sagona, Sylvia – Australian Review of Applied Linguistics, 1992
Motivation to study French was examined among first-year students using an extrinsic/intrinsic dichotomy approach to classify motivations. Students were found to be motivated by a wide variety of reasons, with personal or intrinsic reasons dominating. (Contains five references.) (Author/LB)
Descriptors: Academic Aspiration, Applied Linguistics, Foreign Countries, French