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Establishing principles for educational text design and classroom reading activities to promote lifelong learning for second language readers : the conceptual background to a Central Queensland University research study

conference contribution
posted on 06.12.2017, 00:00 authored by Alison OwensAlison Owens
Lifelong learning is facilitated when access to learning opportunities is expanded to include people of diverse demographic characteristics, cultural backgrounds, and geographic locations. This paper explains the theoretical framework for a research study exploring the effect of cross-linguistic variations on comprehension for second-language students reading expository text in the medium of English within the knowledge domain of Australian law.

Funding

Category 1 - Australian Competitive Grants (this includes ARC, NHMRC)

History

Parent Title

Lifelong learning : partners, pathways, and pedagogies : keynote and refereed papers from the 4th International Lifelong Learning Conference, Yeppoon, Central Queensland, Australia, 13-16 June 2006.

Start Page

243

End Page

250

Number of Pages

8

Start Date

01/01/2006

ISBN-10

1921047216

Location

Yeppoon, Qld.

Publisher

Central Queensland University

Place of Publication

Rockhampton, Qld.

Peer Reviewed

Yes

Open Access

No

External Author Affiliations

Central Queensland University; Faculty of Arts, Humanities and Education; TBA Research Institute;

Era Eligible

Yes

Name of Conference

Lifelong Learning Conference