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The Role of Wikipedia in EAP – Take Two

Originally posted on Clare's ELT Compendium:
I realised after publishing my previous post, and turning on my critical thinking brain a little too late, that I had actually written about using Wikipedia in university/academic essays – and had (*embarrassed cough*)…

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What Postgraduates Appreciate in Online Feedback on Academic Writing #researchbites

Originally posted on Clare's ELT Compendium:
In this article, Northcott, Gillies and Coutlon explore their students’ perceptions of how effective online formative feedback was for improving their postgraduate academic writing, and aim to highlight best practices for online writing feedback.…

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Coursebook activities and SLA theory – do they match?

Very useful information to take into account when planning your lessons Source: Coursebook activities and SLA theory – do they match?

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“I don’t understand your writing feedback and correction.” Oh, the horror.

Originally posted on DYNAMITE ELT:
Imagine the horror: a few days ago, with three weeks left before the end of the course and the Cambridge First Certificate exam, I found myself sitting across from a student who told me that…

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Some topics my Ss are interested in

Is it easy or difficult for you to come up with some interesting and engaging topics for your students to write essays on? It is often a challenge for me because it’s quite difficult to come up with some original … Continue reading

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THE HUMAN ELEMENT: #IATEFL2017

Originally posted on ELT-CATION:
This post is based on the IATEFL opening plenary Connecting minds: language learner and teacher psychologies by Sarah Mercer (Day 2 of IATEFL 2017 in Glasgow). Watch the plenary session here. The Human Element * * * This year…

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Citation Practices in Humanities and Social Sciences

What is your field of specialisation? Are you concerned about citation practices in  the Humanities and social sciences? If yes, read on and then I share your opinion with us in the thread It’d be interesting to learn your opinion … Continue reading

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