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 contributionposted on 2017-12-06, 00:00 authored by Alison 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.
Category 1 - Australian Competitive Grants (this includes ARC, NHMRC)
Parent TitleLifelong learning : partners, pathways, and pedagogies : keynote and refereed papers from the 4th International Lifelong Learning Conference, Yeppoon, Central Queensland, Australia, 13-16 June 2006.
Number of Pages8
PublisherCentral Queensland University
Place of PublicationRockhampton, Qld.
External Author AffiliationsCentral Queensland University; Faculty of Arts, Humanities and Education; TBA Research Institute;