Researcher

Professor Sue Starfield

My Expertise

Learning & language support at tertiary level; international students' teaching, learning & language issues; doctoral writing; academic writing; writing for scholarly publication; learning through a second language; policy development for student support.

Field of Research (FoR)

Biography

 

Sue Starfield is a Professor in the School of Education and Director of The Learning Centre. Her research and publications cover tertiary academic literacies; thesis and dissertation writing, writing for publication, postgraduate pedagogy, identity in academic writing and access and equity in higher education. Her research has focused on Writing in the academy: The practice-based thesis as an evolving genre (ARC Discovery Grant 2008-2010)...view more

 

Sue Starfield is a Professor in the School of Education and Director of The Learning Centre. Her research and publications cover tertiary academic literacies; thesis and dissertation writing, writing for publication, postgraduate pedagogy, identity in academic writing and access and equity in higher education. Her research has focused on Writing in the academy: The practice-based thesis as an evolving genre (ARC Discovery Grant 2008-2010) and a A cross-national study of the relative impact of an oral component on PhD examination quality, language and practice (ARC Discovery Grant 2011-2014). She supervises students in the areas of tertiary literacies, advanced academic writing, research genres, access and equity issues for non-native speakers of English in higher education. Ethnographic perspectives on academic wriitng, co-authored with Brian Paltridge and Christine Tardy is published in 2016 by Oxford University Press. To hear Sue talk about her research focus, click here: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=yZhixWGC8kk

 

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