Ms. Thompson and Mr. Kopec present at the Symposium of Second Language Writing Conference

December 7, 2017

ELP Lecturers Amanda Thompson and Steve Kopec gave a presentation entitled "Situating Research Writing in Culture and Context: A Historical Inquiry of the Systemic Functional Linguistic and Academic Literacies Approaches to L2 Writing Lesson Design" at the Symposium of Second Language Writing (SSLW) Conference on October 20th at Arizona State University.

Presentation Abstract:
This presentation is a historical inquiry of research developments that have shaped two large approaches to L2 Writing:  Systemic Functional Linguistics (SFL) and Academic Literacies (AcLits).   Using historiographical methods, the presenters delve into the trends and patterns of L2 writing research from both SFL and AcLits research perspectives and offer directions for future L2 writing research.

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Amanda Thompson

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Steve Kopec

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