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Embracing Change When ‘Writing for Change’: My Ph.D. Journey


Thomas, DP, Embracing Change When Writing for Change': My Ph.D. Journey, Structuring the Thesis: Matching Method, Paradigm, Theories and Findings, Springer Nature Singapore Pte Ltd, D Kember, M Corbett (ed), Singapore, pp. 207-216. ISBN 978-981-13-0510-8 (2018) [Research Book Chapter]

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DOI: doi:10.1007/978-981-13-0511-5_20


What is an appropriate structure for reporting a study that sought to understand and interpret the valued language choices in the highest scoring persuasive texts written by Tasmanian primary and secondary school students for the 2011 NAPLAN writing test, and to critique the impact of such high-stakes, standardised testing on Australian primary and secondary school teachers’ persuasive writing instruction, straddling between positivist, interpretivist and critical paradigms, and adopting qualitative research?

Item Details

Item Type:Research Book Chapter
Research Division:Education
Research Group:Curriculum and pedagogy
Research Field:English and literacy curriculum and pedagogy (excl. LOTE, ESL and TESOL)
Objective Division:Education and Training
Objective Group:Learner and learning
Objective Field:Learner and learning not elsewhere classified
UTAS Author:Thomas, DP (Dr Damon Thomas)
ID Code:128107
Year Published:2018
Deposited By:Education
Deposited On:2018-09-03
Last Modified:2019-08-28

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