• Author(s): Dr Colleen McKenna
  • Title: Academic Literacies
  • Subject: HE - Education
  • Keywords: UKOER, UKPSF, OMAC, CPD4HE, academic writing, academic literacies, student writing, writing in the disciplines, writing for learning, writing development, writing in higher education
  • Language(s): English
  • Material type(s): Text, Presentation, Audio
  • File format(s): ZIP, HTML, PDF, DOC, PPT, MP3
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  • Publish Date: 31st October 2011
  • Licence: CC-BY-NC-SA


Further Reading

Academic literacies and development of student writing

Bean, John C. (1996) Engaging Ideas: The Professor’s Guide to Integrating Writing, Critical Thinking and Active Learning in the Classroom. Jossey-Bass.

Blommaert, Jan (2006) Discourse. Cambridge University Press.

Carnell, E., MacDonald, J., McCallum, B., Scott, M. (2008) Passion and Politics: Academics Reflect on Writing for Publication. Institute of Education Press.

Creme, P. and Hunt, C. (2002) Creative Participation in the Essay Writing Process. Arts and Humanities in Higher Education, 1, (2), 145-166

Creme, P. and Lea, M. (2008) Writing at University: A Student’s Guide. Open University Press.

Creme, P. and McKenna, C. (2010) Developing writer identity through a multi-disciplinary programme. Arts and Humanities in Higher Education. 9:2.

Elbow, P. (1998) Writing without Teachers. OUP.

Goodfellow, R. and Lea, M (2007) Challenging e-Learning in the University: a Literacies Approach. SRHE/Open University Press.

Fergie, G.; Beeke, S.; McKenna, C. and Creme, P. (to appear 2011) ‘Designing, piloting and evaluating a module to support doctoral research students in speech and language therapy’. International Journal of Teaching and Learning in Higher Education.

Ivanic, R. (1998) Writing and Identity: The Discoursal Construction of Identity. Amsterdam: John Benjamins.

Jones, Sylvia and Lea, Mary R. (2008). Digital literacies in the lives of undergraduate students: Exploring personal and curricular spheres of practice. Electronic Journal of E-Learning, 6(3), pp. 207–216.

Lea, Mary R. and Jones, Sylvia (2011). Digital literacies in higher education: exploring textual and technological practice. Studies in Higher Education (In Press).

Lea, Mary R. and Stierer, Barry (2009). Lecturers' everyday writing as professional practice in the university as workplace: new insights into academic identities. Studies in Higher Education, 34(4), pp. 417–428.

Lea, M. R. & Street, B. V. (1998) Student writing in higher education: an academic literacies approach. Studies in Higher Education, 23 (2), 157-172.

Lea, M. R. & Stierer, B. (1999) Student Writing in Higher Education: New Contexts. Buckingham: Open University Press/SRHE.

Lillis, T. (2001) Student Writing: Access, Regulation, Desire. London: Routledge.

Lillis, T. (2003) Student writing as academic literacies: drawing on Bakhtin to move from critique to design. Language and Education, 17(3), 192-207.

Lillis, T. and Scott, M. (2007) Defining academic literacies research: issues of epistemology, ideology and strategy. Journal of Applied Linguistics. 4:1. 5-32.

Lillis, T. & Turner, J. (2001) Student writing in higher education: contemporary confusion, traditional concerns. Teaching in Higher Education. 6 (1) 57-68.

Kamler, B. & Thomson, P. (2007). Rethinking doctoral writing as text work and identity work. In B. Somekh & T. Schwandt (Eds.), Knowledge production: Research work in interesting times (pp. 166-179). London: Routledge,.

Kamler, B. & Thomson, P. (2006) Helping Doctoral Students Write: Pedagogies for Supervision. London: Routledge.

McKenna, C. and McAvinia, C. (2011) Difference and discontinuity: making meaning through hypertexts. In Digital differences: perspectives on online education. eds. R. Land and S. Bayne. Rotterdam: Sense.

Mitchell, S. & Evison, A. (2006) Exploiting the potential of writing foreducational change at Queen Mary, University of London. L. Ganobcsik-Williams (ed.) Teaching Academic Writing in UK Higher Education: Theories, Practice and Models. 68-84. London: Palgrave MacMillan.

Monroe, J. (2002) Writing and Revising the Disciplines. Ithaca: Cornell University Press.

Monroe, J. (2006) Local Knowledges, Local Practices: Writing in the Disciplines at Cornell. Pittsburgh: University of Pittsburgh Press.

Russell, David R.; Lea, Mary; Parker, Jan; Street, Brian and Donahue, Tiane (2009). Exploring notions of genre in 'academic literacies' and 'writing across the curriculum': approaches across countries and contexts. In: Bazerman, Charles; Bonini, Adair and Figueiredo, Débora eds. Genre in a Changing World. Perspectives on Writing. Colorado: WAC Clearinghouse/Parlor Press, pp. 459–491.

Somerville, E. & Creme, P. (2005) ‘Asking Pompeii questions’: a co-operative approach to writing in the disciplines. Teaching in Higher Education, 10 (1) 17-28.

Young, Art (1999) Teaching Writing Across the Curriculum, Third Edition. Prentice Hall Resources

Online resources:

http://www.thinkingwriting.qmul.ac.uk/ - Excellent website for discipline-based resources from Queen Mary University of London, Thinking Writing programme, headed by Sally Mitchell.

Contact us: cpd4he@ucl.ac.uk

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