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The Patches program : supporting the development of Malaysian pre-service teachers' academic literacy

Hepple, Erika, Mercer, K. Louise, Tangen, Donna J., & Spooner-Lane, Rebecca S. (2010) The Patches program : supporting the development of Malaysian pre-service teachers' academic literacy. [Film/Video]

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The Patches program involves Malaysian pre-service teachers working closely with Australian pre-service teachers on a series of academic and intercultural communication tasks. A recurring problem for international students is the challenge to develop social relationships with Australian students. Similarly, it is often difficult for Australian students to step outside their accustomed social worlds to establish relationships with international students. The Patches Program supported rich cross-cultural social and academic exchanges among the students facilitating the development of students' academic literacy skills, their knowledge of self and knowledge of learning, and their skills in cross-cultural communication.

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ID Code: 38494
Item Type: Creative Work (Film/Video)
Funders: Centre for Learning and Innovation Grant
Material: Video
Measurements or Duration: 7 min 57 sec
Keywords: Academic Literacy, Intercultural Competence, Intercultural Communication
Subjects: Australian and New Zealand Standard Research Classification > EDUCATION (130000) > CURRICULUM AND PEDAGOGY (130200)
Divisions: Current > Research Centres > Office of Education Research
Current > Schools > School of Cultural & Professional Learning
Current > QUT Faculties and Divisions > Faculty of Education
Past > Schools > School of Cultural & Language Studies in Education
Copyright Owner: Copyright 2010 The Authors & Queensland University of Technology
Deposited On: 23 Nov 2010 08:57
Last Modified: 18 Apr 2013 15:31

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