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Tomoyo Okuda
University of British Columbia
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#1Tomoyo Okuda (UBC: University of British Columbia)H-Index: 1
ABSTRACTIncreased pressures of internationalization compel universities worldwide to search for successful education models and frameworks that can enhance their entrepreneurial status and internat...
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Abstract In writing center studies, research has mainly focused on interactions between native English-speaking tutors and their tutees, and there remains a paucity of research exploring identities and challenges of non-native English speaking writing center tutors. Drawing on notions of student stances and motives from peer feedback research, this study investigated how Japanese graduate student writers evaluated their English writing tutorials with non-native tutors at a Japanese university. F...
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#2Tim Anderson (UVic: University of Victoria)H-Index: 5
The writing center is a common form of academic writing support in Canadian and U.S. universities (Moussu & David, 2015). With its nonproofreading policy, some scholars have indicated the service may be less effective for international students who require more explicit assistance on surface-level features in their academic writing (Harris & Silva, 1993; Myers, 2003). However, these discussions often omit or insufficiently address international graduate students as a distinctive population (Phil...
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#1Tomoyo Okuda (UBC: University of British Columbia)H-Index: 1
In parallel to the unique history of writing instruction, Canadian writing specialists have drawn on different theories and principles from the U.S. literature in building their writing studies scholarship (Giltrow, 2016; Graves, 1993; Graves & Graves, 2006; Pare, 2017; Smith, 2006). This is evident in the “Statement on Writing Centres and Staffing” published by the Canadian Journal for Studies of Discourse and Writing (Graves, 2016). As a doctoral student researching U.S.-based writing centres ...
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