Who Knows Academic Vocabulary Better? Which is more Supportive for Developing Academic Vocabulary – Instructor or Computer?

by Daron Benjamin Loo   The development of academic writing at the graduate level is a process affected by many variables (see Lee & Murray, 2015; Nygaard, 2017). To cope with the complex process, and to meet academic expectations, student agency may come in handy. Student agency in writing may be understood through students’ intentions […]

Group work: Making it work- Preparing students for a positive collaborative experience

by Coleen Angove and Anuradha Ramanujan   Introduction  In the spirit of collaboration – the topic of this blog – teachers of the tier 2 Ideas and Exposition modules responded to residential college requests for assessments that allowed for a less daunting introduction to the module content. One amendment was the shift from an individual […]