Academic discourse and self-efficacy in diverse settings

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Abstract

This paper examines the students' studying at an Australian university and their self-efficacy associated to academic discourse. Further, it investigates the relationship between self-efficacy and students' linguistic and cultural backgrounds. The paper introduces the background concepts of self-efficacy and of the internationalisation of the Australian education. Next, the paper describes the research project, presents and discusses the results. The paper ends with conclusions and recommendations for teachers working with diverse classes.
Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationCultural interfaces in academic setting and beyond
EditorsKrystyna Warchal, Andrzej Lyda
Place of PublicationKatowice, Poland
PublisherUniversity of Silesia
Pages35-50
Number of pages16
ISBN (Print)9788360837801
Publication statusPublished - 2014

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    Malczewska-Webb, B. (2014). Academic discourse and self-efficacy in diverse settings. In K. Warchal, & A. Lyda (Eds.), Cultural interfaces in academic setting and beyond (pp. 35-50). Katowice, Poland: University of Silesia .