“Writing Instructors’ Perceptions of
International Student Writers, What Teachers Want and Need to Know”
Grant Eckstein and Dana Ferris:
Comparing L1 and L2 Texts and
Writers in First-Year Composition
Saenkhum, Tanita, 2016
“Decisions, agency, and advising: Key issues in the placement of multilingual writers into first-year composition courses”
Saenkhum considers the role of agency in the placement of multilingual writers—including international students and U.S. residents or citizens who are non-native users of English—in U.S. college composition programs. Grounded in qualitative research and concerned equally with theory and practice.
p.7&8 placement study that ve done are CONFLICTING. See the studies!
“What our students tell us: Perceptions of three multilingual
students on their academic writing in first year”
This is based on Melburn Australian University.
Researchers conclude that they are similar to international students who study in USA.
“Self-Directed Language Development: A Study of First-Year College Writers”
Both L1 and L2 writers together in one class, and asked to use LDP to fix their grammar and vocabulary mistakes. L2 wants more explicit instruction and didn’t like the LDP. They prefer explicit instruction or teaching them how to use the LDP.
“Writing teachers’ perceptions of the presence and needs of second language writers”
FYC teachers perceive the language needs of L2 writers but don’t know-how. The author suggests L2 writing specialist to be among the administration and new textbook that is suitable to both L1 and L2 writers to address the new literacy demand that is worldwide needed.
Paul Moore & Adriana Diaz:
“(Re)imagining a course in language and intercultural communication for the 21st century”
They suggest a class that brings multicultural students together. But the class not to teach them English.