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Kobra Mansourizadeh
Universiti Teknologi Malaysia
4Publications
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#1Kobra Mansourizadeh (UTM: Universiti Teknologi Malaysia)H-Index: 2
#2Ummul Khair AhmadH-Index: 3
Integrating source texts appropriately and effectively from various sources into ones own writing poses significant challenges for student writers as it demands sophisticated advanced academic skills. Beginning writers could benefit from studying strategies employed by more established writers from the same field. This paper reports the results of an investigation of source use strategies employed in 6 published research articles and 6 unpublished masters student papers from the field of chemica...
#1Kobra Mansourizadeh (UTM: Universiti Teknologi Malaysia)H-Index: 2
#2Khairi Izwan Abdullah (UTM: Universiti Teknologi Malaysia)H-Index: 2
800x600 Research on corrective feedback has shown the beneficial effects of improving accuracy in writing though more research is being done on the effectiveness of different types of corrective feedback and the intervening variables. In line with this trend of research, this study was designed to investigate the effects of written and oral meta-linguistic feedback on the accuracy of subject-verb agreement in the writings of 47 undergraduate students. There were three groups in the study: Writte...
Plagiarism is a complex issue especially among non-native students and it has received a lot of attention from researchers and scholars of academic writing. Some scholars attribute this problem to cultural perceptions and different attitudes toward texts. This study evaluates student perception of different aspects of plagiarism. A small group of postgraduate students in a Malaysian university were asked to categorize ten cases of plagiarism instances. They were also asked to identify plagiarize...
#1Kobra Mansourizadeh (UTM: Universiti Teknologi Malaysia)H-Index: 2
#2Ummul Khair Ahmad (UTM: Universiti Teknologi Malaysia)H-Index: 3
Abstract Citation is one of the most prominent features of academic writing through which academic writers both exhibit the breadth of their scholarship in a specific research area and subtly demonstrate their memberships of the disciplinary community. Citations are important rhetorical devices that allow seasoned writers to promote their current research findings persuasively and efficiently. This paper reports the results of a case study on citation practices in 14 research papers written by n...
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