The "what" and the "how" of writing academic assignments at Australian universities

implications for assessing academic English writing proficiency

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Abstract

This chapter is based on the data collected from 22 postgraduate students through an online questionnaire and face-to-face interviews. The participants were from different universities in NSW. Results of the online questionnaire and interviews are presented and discussed and implications are explored.
Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationTrends in language assessment research and practice
Subtitle of host publicationthe view from the Middle East and the Pacific Rim
EditorsVahid Aryadoust, Janna Fox
Place of PublicationNewcastle upon Tyne
PublisherCambridge Scholars Publishing
Pages362-387
Number of pages26
ISBN (Print)9781443882613, 1443882615
Publication statusPublished - 2016

Keywords

  • academic writing
  • writing assignments
  • postgraduate students
  • writing strategies
  • writing assessment

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    Riazi, A. M., & Murray, J. C. (2016). The "what" and the "how" of writing academic assignments at Australian universities: implications for assessing academic English writing proficiency. In V. Aryadoust, & J. Fox (Eds.), Trends in language assessment research and practice: the view from the Middle East and the Pacific Rim (pp. 362-387). Newcastle upon Tyne: Cambridge Scholars Publishing.