Luxin Yang
Beijing Foreign Studies University
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#1Alister Cumming (Beijing Foreign Studies University)H-Index: 20
#2Luxin Yang (Beijing Foreign Studies University)H-Index: 2
Last.Conttia Lai (U of T: University of Toronto)H-Index: 1
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Abstract We surveyed the practices and abilities of 103 students at 4 universities in China to write from sources in English, documenting in their first and second years of Bachelors’ and Masters’ programs (longitudinally and cross-sectionally): (a) students’ self-reported approaches to writing from sources and instruction that had helped them; (b) the frequency, accuracy, and functions of citations in samples of their course papers; and (c) their abilities to summarize a reading passage under t...
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#1Luxin Yang (Beijing Foreign Studies University)H-Index: 2
Abstract This study examined the process of collaborative writing of three groups of ESL students at two Canadian business schools over one semester. Multiple sources of data were collected, including interviews, class observations, group discussions, e-mails, field notes, and written materials. Data analyses showed that L1 background, L2 proficiency, and group rules appeared to either facilitate or constrain the process of collaborative writing across the three groups. L1, as an important compo...
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