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Decisions, agency, and advising : key issues in the placement of multilingual writers into first-year composition courses / Tanita Saenkhum.

Author:
Saenkhum, Tanita, 1976- [Browse]
Format:
Book
Language:
English
Published/​Created:
[Logan: Utah State University Press, 2016, , ©2016]
Description:
xiii, 153 pages : illustrations ; 22 cm
Summary note:
"Saenkhum considers the role of agency in the placement of multilingual writers--including international students and U.S. residents or citizens who are non-native users of English--in U.S. college composition programs. Grounded in qualitative research and concerned equally with theory and practice"--Provided by publisher.
Bibliographic references:
Includes bibliographical references (pages 144-148) and index.
Contents:
Investigating multilingual writers' placement decisions -- Negotiating placement vs. accepting placement -- Why self-assessing is crucial for placement -- Planning on and questioning about placement (and other acts of agency) -- Academic advising and the placement of multilingual writers -- Writing teachers and the placement of multilingual writer -- Student agency and placement decisions : theoretical discussion and practical recommendations.
Subject(s):
ISBN:
  • 9781607325406 (paperback)
  • 1607325403 (paperback)
  • (ebook)
LCCN:
2016023037
OCLC:
950202721
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