Developing a Model for Disciplinary Writing Expertise in Postgraduate Teaching English as a Foreign Language Programs

Farzaneh Dehghan; Seyed Ayatoallah Razmjo

Volume 4, Issue 4 , October 2017, , Pages 122-103

  A challenge for many postgraduate students is to move from the state of novice observers to those of professional contributors of a particular discourse community. They need to develop certain skills, practices, and competences, the demonstration of which is mostly through writing, called disciplinary ...  Read More

Perspectives of L2 graduate students and their professors about students' academic writing practices: Patchwriting or plagiarism?/

Naser Rashidi; Mohamad Rahimi; Farzaneh Dehghan

Volume 3, Issue 2 , May 2016, , Pages 96-81

  Writing academic texts is a challenging endeavour for novice L2 writers, which causes them to rely heavily on the original texts. Some studies have differentiated intentional acts of fraud (like plagiarism) from patchwriting which they claim is unintentional source text reliance. However, others have ...  Read More