Tag Archive | reading research

Empty citations?

This article was originally posted at the beginning of 2012, but its content remains relevant. This is perhaps a good time to run the article again given that many university staff are now busy marking exactly the sort of assessment this post discusses. By Sam Graham Last week, I had lots of students coming in […]

In reading, are you a bricklayer or a carpenter?

By Joel Swenddal Joel Swenddal, an English Language Educator at RMIT Vietnam, holds an M.A. in TESOL and has taught English for Academic Purposes at universities in the US and Asia. His research interests include academic literacy development and classroom interaction. When we are reading fluently in our first language, it’s very easy to forget […]

Empty citations?

By Sam Graham Last week, I had lots of students coming in about their reflective writing essay. The essay had students evaluate whether self-directed teams increased productivity by having them link their experiences from four group meetings with literature about SDTs, while simultaneously considering the groups strengths and weaknesses and getting them to articulate what […]