• Choosing texts for today's students: do they understand language?

      Kirkness, A; Neill, L (Learning and Teaching Support Network, 2009)
      This study examines the language demands of a textbook chapter and a journal article from the course readings for first-year students in a hospitality degree. The classroom teacher and an academic developer compared the ...
    • What constitutes good practice in teaching academic literacies?

      Kirkness, A (SEAMEO Regional Language Centre, Southeast Asian Ministers of Education Organization, 2006)
      In the multicultural student body at English-medium tertiary institutions today, teachers find that they can no longer make assumptions about student preparedness for tertiary learning. Many students do not have the academic ...