SLWIS Webinar: Qualitative Research Project with Genre Checkpoints in an Online Graduate Writing Cou

When:  Oct 30, 2020 from 4:00 PM to 5:00 PM (ET)

Description

Qualitative Research Project with Genre Checkpoints in an Online Graduate Writing Course


The presenters will discuss how research interviews can serve as a qualitative research tool to develop analysis and synthesis skills and enhance language learning in a graduate-level research-based writing course. The audience can learn about the implementation of this genre into a Global Pathway graduate course and the students’ reflections on the research process. The presenters will also provide suggestions on software to be used when implementing this project in an online course.

PRESENTERS

Dr. Veronika Maliborska is an Associate Teaching Professor in the Global Pathways and American Classroom programs. Her research interests include second language writing, the learning potential of writing, and teaching pronunciation, prosody, and vocabulary to international teaching assistants. Her recent research focused on the pedagogical potential of individual conferences in a composition course for international students and the academic identity formation of international students in graduate research courses.

Natalya (Natasha) Watson is an Associate Teaching Professor in the Global Pathways, Northeastern University. Prior to joining the GP program, she taught TESOL courses in the teacher training programs at Altay State Pedagogical University (School of Linguistics, Russia), Northern Arizona University, and the University of Colorado. Her recent research interests include academic identity construction of graduate international students, incorporation of critical thinking into writing, and the pedagogy of genre analysis.
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Aylin Atilgan Relyea

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