Studies on the International Students' Adjustment Process to U.S. Writing Standards through Bourdieu

By Laura (Violeta) Colombo.

Published by The Diversity Collection

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I propose an Analysis of research on international students' process of adjustment to the U.S. academic writing standards through Bourdieu.

Keywords: Academic Writing, Discourse Communities, Academic Community, Graduate International Students

International Journal of Diversity in Organizations, Communities and Nations, Volume 5, Issue 1, pp.143-148. Article: Print (Spiral Bound). Article: Electronic (PDF File; 856.879KB).

Laura (Violeta) Colombo

Laura Marina Colombo is an Argentine graduate student at the University of Maryland Baltimore County (UMBC). She has a B. A in Education Sciences from the Universidad Abierta Interamericana, Buenos Aires, Argentina. She has taught EFL in Argentina at the elementary school level. Currently she is in her second semester of the INCC Master's program at UMBC. She also teaches a beginning Spanish course at UMBC. She is interested in academic writing, especially on the adjustment process that international students must go through in order to produce appropriate written texts in a foreign academic setting.

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