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Predicting success, excellence and retention from early course performance: the suprisingly critical significance of formal academic writing competency

Students entering a first-year tertiary course have yet to be inculcated into to the challenging requirements of contemporary Western terti…

Started by Peter J MELLALIEU

8 May 3, 2011
Reply by Peter J MELLALIEU

What are academic literacies: Reply to Mark's post

What are academic literacies  Whilst I hold with the process approach I also would like to see more of an appreciation of the significance…

Started by ndunham

4 Dec 10, 2010
Reply by Mark Smith

Achievements, issues and ways forward: reflections on the English experience - Helen Casey seminar 20 October 2010

      Here are some of my impressions - and it would be great if others could add theirs! What did you take away from the seminar?   Hele…

Started by Bettina Schwenger

3 Dec 6, 2010
Reply by Peter J MELLALIEU

Digital literacies

This article ties in quite nicely with the results of the Ministry of Education projec…

Started by Fran Skilton

0 Oct 28, 2010

University entry requirements and literacy

I found this quote interesting due to the recent debates regarding University entrance and also the embedding of literacy, of which the it…

Started by ndunham

0 Oct 27, 2010

think and link: the possibilities for both!

Kia ora I was just having a delve at some resources I had from many years ago when I attended a days training event with Geoff Petty whilst…

Started by ndunham

0 Oct 27, 2010


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