Learning Centre Research and Scholarly Publications

Through their publications Learning Centre staff contribute to the advancement of research and development in the field, particularly in the areas of student learning and the development of academic literacy.

2011

Book Chapters

Ardington, A. (2011) Situated Politeness, B. L. Davies, A. J. Merrison, M. Haugh. (eds.) Tourist advertising of Australia: impolite or situation-appropriate? Or a uniquely Aussie Invite Lost in Translation. pp.253-269. Continuum: London, New York.

Ardington, A. (In press) Writing: A powerful intellectual tool that gets things done! Paper presented at the 5th Conference of the European Association for the Teaching of Academic Writing (EATAW), June 2009, Coventry University, UK.

Ardington, A. (In press) Communicative practices don’t just communicate messages, but identity and disciplinary membership. In WORKING WITH ACADEMIC LITERACIES: RESEARCH, THEORY, DESIGN. Eds. T.Lillis, K.Harrington M. Lea, & S.Mitchell.

Unpublished Conference Presentations

Ardington, A. Paper presentation at 10th Biennial AALL Conference. Forging New Directions in Academic Language and Learning. The Honours Year: Stepping from the familiar to the unfamiliar. University of Adelaide, 23-25 November 2011.

Ardington, A. Paper presentation at 2nd Combined Conference ALAA/ ALANZ. Applied Linguistics as a meeting place. The international context: space for reviewing literacy support in the disciplines. ANU/ University of Canberra, 30 November-2 December 2011.

2010

Book Chapters

Ardington, A. Language, Culture and the Dynamics of Age, A. Duszak and U. Okulska (eds.) “Alliance building and identity work in early adolescent girls’ talk; Conversational accomplishments of playful duelling” pp. 109-138. MOUTON DE GRUYTER.

Journal Articles

Ridgway, G. Successful Presentations and GP Registrars, InnnovAiT, Oxford Journals, 2010, volume 3 issue 7

Refereed Conference Proceedings

Muir, M. M., Ryan, L. M., Drury, H. (2010). Feedback in the Sciences: what is wanted and what is given. In Proceedings of The Australian Conference on Science and Mathematics Education (formerly UniServe Science Conference). Retrieved from
http://escholarship.library.usyd.edu.au/journals/index.php/IISME/issue/view/283

Drury, H. and Jones, J. 'Transforming the teaching of report writing in science and engineering through an integrated online learning environment, WRiSE (Write reports in Science and Engineering)' in the Proceedings of ASCILITE 2010 Conference Curriculum, Technology and Transformation for an Unknown Future, Sydney, 6-8 December 2010. http://www.ascilite.org.au/conferences/sydney10/proceedings.htm

Drury, H., Airey, D. and O’Carroll, P. ‘Improving report writing for undergraduate students in engineering through an online learning environment: the case of second year civil engineering in Proceedings of the 2010 AaeE Conference, Sydney http://www.aaee.com.au/

Unpublished Conference Presentations

Ardington, A. Cultures of Writing: Disciplinary Identities, Individual Values. Paper presented at the European Writing Centres Association (EWCA) conference on (Re)Thinking and (Re)Situating the Writing Center and WAC Connection in Europe and Beyond, May 2010, American University of Paris.

Ardington, A. Negotiating different approaches to knowledge through interdisciplinary exchange: The way forward for sustainable writing development at the13th Writing Development in Higher Education (WDHE) Conference: Sustainable Writing Development: Approaches and Challenges, June 2010, London Metropolitan University, London, England.

Book Review

Ardington, A. Discourse and Human Rights Violations, Benjamins, Amsterdam in the Australian Review of Applied Linguistics (ARAL, Vol. 33, Issue 1) June 2010. Anthonissen, C. and J. Blommaert, (eds) (2007). Print ISSN: 0155-0640. Online ISSN: 1833-7139

2009

Book Chapters

Ardington, A. (in press). Alliance building and identity work in early adolescent girls’ talk; Conversational accomplishments of playful duelling, paper presented at GlobE 2006, Communicating across age groups: Age, language and society, University of Warsaw, Poland, to be published in a volume on Age (Mouton), 2010.

Ardington, A. (in press) Tourist advertising of Australia: impolite or situation-appropriate? Paper presented at the 3rd International Symposium on Politeness, July 2007, University of Leeds, UK to be published as chapter in Situated Politeness, Continuum, 2010.

Unpublished Conference Presentations

Ardington, A. Writing: A powerful intellectual tool that gets things done! Paper presented at the 9th Biennial National Conference of the Association for Academic Language and Learning, (AALL), Learning together: crossing boundaries through collaborative practices within and beyond the tertiary context
http://www.uq.edu.au/aall/ University of Queensland, Brisbane, Australia, 26-27 November, 2009.

Ardington, A. The Power of the Word: The Historic Sorry: A Necessary First Step. Paper presented at the International Symposium on Face and Politeness, Griffith University, Brisbane, Australia, 10 July, 2009.

Ardington, A. The Power of the Word: The Historic Sorry: A Necessary First Step. Paper presented at the Discourses and Cultural Practices Conference, University of Technology, Australia, 7-9 July, 2009.

Ardington, A. Writing: A powerful intellectual tool that gets things done! Paper presented at the 5th Conference of the European Association for the Teaching of Academic Writing (EATAW), Coventry University, UK, 30 June–2 July, 2009.

Drury, H. and Mort, P. (2009) Introducing the WRiSE site: Writing Reports in Science and Engineering, Paper presented at the 9th Biennial National Conference of the Association for Academic Language and Learning, (AALL), Learning together: crossing boundaries through collaborative practices within and beyond the tertiary context http://www.uq.edu.au/aall/ University of Queensland, Brisbane, Australia, 26-27 November, 2009.

Jones, J. Diagnostic Assessment of Academic Writing: Approaches and Challenges. Paper presented at the 5th Conference of the European Association for the Teaching of Academic Writing (EATAW), Coventry University, UK, 30 June–2 July, 2009.

Muir, M. M. and Drury, H. (2009) The Impact of Language Diversity on Students’ Perceptions and Use of Feedback. Presentation at the 6th annual conference of the International Society for the Scholarship of Teaching and Learning (ISSOTL) Solid Foundations, Emerging Knowledge, and Shared Futures in the Scholarship of Teaching and Learning. Bloomington, Indiana, USA, October 22-25, 2009.

Ryan. L. Explicit markers and implicit features of discourse organisation in the Collected Poems 1934-1953 of Dylan Thomas: a Systemic Functional Linguistic approach. Linguistic and Psycholinguistic Approaches to Text Structuring (LPTS 2009), LATTICE, UMR 8094 CNRS & ENS, Paris, September 21-23, 2009.

Other Publications

Drury, H. and Jones J, (2009) Creating a Student-centred Online Learning Environment for Report Writing in the Sciences and Engineering, final report for the ALTC Project.
Other Presentations

Ardington, A, Drury, H. and Jones, J. Incorporating Learning Support into your Teaching & Courses, presentation at Vice Chancellor’s Teaching Showcase, University of Sydney, 6 November, 2009.

Ardington, A, Drury, H., Jones, J. and George Ridgway, G., Writing across the Curriculum in Engineering Disciplines, participation in and presentation at the all day seminar at the Faculty of Engineering and IT, University of Sydney, 4 November, 2009.

Drury, H. Launch and presentation of WRISE: an online report writing learning environment for science and engineering students, July 16, 2009, UNSW

Drury, H. Launch of WRISE site for Report Writing, UniServe Science Conference. Motivating Science undergraduates: ideas and interventions, October 1, 2009

Drury, H. Introducing the WRiSE site: Writing Reports in Science and Engineering http://sydney.edu.au/education_social_work/coco/news/research_fest/2009/posters/helen.jpg
Poster presentation at Learning Technology Research Symposium, COCO, Centre for Research on Computer supported Learning & Cognition October 1, 2009

Drury , H., Jones, J. WRiSE: the evolution of an online learning environment for report writing in science and engineering, presentation at the Systemic Functional Linguistics research seminars, University of Sydney, 28 August, 2009.

Book Review

Ardington, A. (in press) Christine Anthonissen & Jan Blommaert, (eds..) 2007. Discourse and Human Rights Violations, Benjamins, Amsterdam, to appear in the Australian Review of Applied Linguistics in 2010.

2008

* = University of Sydney and outside LC

Journal Articles

Scouller, K., Bonanno, H., Smith, L.* & Krass, I.* (2008) Student experience and tertiary expectations: factors predicting academic literacy amongst first year Pharmacy students. Studies in Higher Education Vol. 33, No. 2, 167-178

Clugston, M. (2008) An analysis of citation forms in Health Science Journals, Journal of Academic Language& Learning, Vol. 2, No. 1, A11-A22. http://journal.aall.org.au/index.php/jall/article/view/54/52

Book Chapters

Ardington, A. (Forthcoming). Chapter in Volume on Age (Mouton), 2009. Alliance building and identity work in early adolescent girls’ talk; Conversational accomplishments of playful duelling”, presented at GlobE 2006, Communicating across age groups: Age, language and society, University of Warsaw, Poland.

Unpublished Conference Presentations

Ardington, A. Academic writing - an effective tool for visual arts students: not ‘just stupid rules’. Centro di Ricerca sui Linguaggi Specialistici, CERLIS: Trading Identities, Commonality and Individuality in Academic Discourse, University of Bergamo, Italy, June 2008.

Ardington, A. Academic writing - an effective tool for visual arts students: not ‘just stupid rules’. Tertiary Writing Network (TWN) Biennial Colloquium, AUT University, Auckland, New Zealand, December 2008.

Bonanno H, Kay J, Drury H, O’Carroll P, Yacef K & Darke G. Supporting team projects: real life scenarios as ‘staging grounds for action’. Roundtable presentation, HERDSA Conference Engaging Communities Rotorua New Zealand, July 1 – 4 2008.

Drury, H. Ryan, L. and Muir, M. (2008) Engaging with students through the feedback process: what can we learn from students from diverse language backgrounds, paper presented at the 31st Annual HERDSA (Higher Education Research and Development Society of Australasia, Inc) Conference Engaging Communities, Rotorua, New Zealand, July 1-4, 2008.

Other Presentations

Ardington, A. and O’Carroll, P. MASUS case studies: Law and Engineering. Presentation at Assessment of Academic Literacy: Institutional and Faculty-specific approaches, the NSW/ACT AALL meeting, September 26, 2008, University of Sydney.

Clugston, M. The challenges facing Masters coursework students/staff. Association for Academic Language and Learning (AALL) Meeting, 6 June, 2008, University of Canberra.

Drury, H. and Mort, P. (2008) Carrick Project Update: developing an online learning environment for report writing in Science and Engineering, presentation at NSW/ACT AALL (Association for Academic Language and Learning) Professional Development Day, 5 December, 2008, The University of New South Wales, Sydney.

Jones, J. The MASUS procedure: Retrospective and prospective. Presentation at the NSW/ACT AALL meeting, September 26, 2008, University of Sydney.

2007

* = University of Sydney and outside LC

Journal Articles

*Ellis, R., *Taylor, C. and Drury, H. (2007) ‘Learning science through writing: associations with prior conceptions of writing and perceptions of a writing program’, Higher Education Research and Development Vol 26 No. 3: 297-311.

*Scouller, K., Bonanno, H., * Smith, L. & *Krass, I. (in press) Student experience and tertiary expectations: factors predicting academic literacy amongst first year Pharmacy students. Accepted for publication in Studies in Higher Education. To be published in Vol.33, 2, April 2008.

Book Chapters

*Taylor, C. and Drury, H. (2007) An integrated approach to teaching writing in the sciences in A. Brew and J. Sachs (Eds) Transforming a university The scholarship of teaching and learning in practice Sydney University Press, The University of Sydney: 117-125.

Jones, J. (2007) Multiliteracies for academic purposes: Multimodality in textbook and computer-based learning materials in science at university in A. McCabe, M. O’Donnell & R. Whittaker (Eds.), Advances in Language and Education, London: Continuum: 103-121.

Published conference papers

Muir, M., Drury, H. and Carroll, N.L (2007) ‘Introducing undergraduate science students and staff to an ePortfolio for report writing and feedback’ in E. Hartnell-Young (Ed) ePortfolio Australia Imagining new literacies, Proceedings of the 2007 ePortfolio Australia conference, Melbourne, 26-27 March 2007, ePortfolio Australia, Melbourne: 72-76.

Other publications

Bonanno, H. & Jones, J. (2007) The MASUS procedure: Measuring the Academic Skills of University Students, a diagnostic assessment, 3rd edition (revised), Learning Centre Publications, University of Sydney.

Unpublished Conference Presentations

Ardington, A. A uniquely Aussie invite: Lost in translation, paper presented at the Discourses and Cultural Practices Conference, 29 November-1 December 2007, University of Technology, Sydney.

Ardington, A. Tourist advertising of Australia: Impolite or situation-appropriate, paper presented at the 3rd International Symposium on Politeness, 2- 4 July 2007, University of Leeds, UK.

Ardington, A. & Scouller, K, Writing – an effective communication tool for visual art students; not just stupid rules’, paper presented at the Eighth Biennial National Conference of the Association for Academic Language and Learning (AALL), 29 – 30 November 2007, La Trobe University, Bundoora, Melbourne.

Bonanno H. Top down writing support: Helping new postgraduate coursework students in Law paper presented by Angela Ardington at 4th International EATAW Conference Teaching academic writing across and in the disciplines, 30 June -2 July 2007, Ruhr Universität, Bochum, Germany.

Bonanno H., The communication triangle: Support interactions for postgraduate legal writers paper presented at Eighth Biennial National Conference of the Association for Academic Language and Learning (AALL), 29 – 30 November, 2007, La Trobe University, Bundoora, Melbourne.

Bonanno, H., Scouller, K., *Smith, L.,*Krass, I., *Ryan, G., & *Robinson, R. Communication by Policy: how students struggle with plagiarism issues, paper presented at the Eighth Biennial National Conference of the Association for Academic Language and Learning (AALL), 29 – 30 November, 2007, La Trobe University, Bundoora, Melbourne.

Jones, J., Colour in learning resources for science students at university: pedagogical and design motivations, paper presented at the Semiotic Margins: Reclaiming Meaning conference, 10-12 December 2007, University of Sydney.

*Muir, M. and Drury, H. (2007) Feedback on undergraduate students’ writing in the sciences: Influence of language background, paper presented at The International Society for the Scholarship of Teaching and Learning (ISSOTL): Locating Learning conference, 2-5 July 2007, University of New South Wales.

*Muir, M., Drury, H. and *Carroll, N.L (2007) Introducing undergraduate science students and staff to an ePortfolio for report writing and feedback, paper presented at ePortfolio Australia conference, ePortfolio Australia: Imagining New Literacies, 26-27 March 2007, Melbourne.

*Muir, M., Drury, H. and *Carroll, N.L (2007) Introducing undergraduate science students and staff to an ePortfolio for report writing and feedback, paper presented at Education Health Conference Shaping the future, Faculties of Health, University of Sydney, 15-16 November 2007, Terrigal NSW.

*Ryan, G., Bonanno. H., *Krass, I., Scouller, K. & *Smith, L. Academic honesty in a professional degree program: student awareness of plagiarism, paper presented at the Education Health Conference Shaping the future, Faculties of Health, 15-16 November 2007, University of Sydney, Terrigal.

Ryan, L. Phasal progression in the Dylan Thomas poem ‘This bread I break’ presentation at Bridging Discourses, Annual Congress of the Australian Systemic Functional Linguistics Association, June 29- July 1, 2007, University of Wollongong.

Scouller, K., Bonanno, H., *Smith, L., *Krass, I., *Ryan, G., & *Robinson, R. Communicating ethics: Pharmacy students’ attitudes to plagiarism and academic dishonesty, paper presented at the Eighth Biennial National Conference of the Association for Academic Language and Learning (AALL), 29 – 30 November, 2007, La Trobe University, Bundoora, Melbourne.

Other Presentations/Articles

Ardington, A. Book Review of Janet Holmes (2006) Gendered Talk at Work: Constructing Gender Identity through Workplace Discourse, Language and Social Change Series, Blackwell in the Australian Review of Applied Linguistics (ARAL), Vol. 30, No. 2, 23.1-23.4.

Ardington, A. Manuscript review of “Scoping challenges in cross-cultural communication with transnational students”, prior to submission to the Journal of Academic Language and Learning (JALL).

Clugston, M. Author attribution in health science journals, presentation to the sessional meeting of Association for Academic Language and Learning (AALL), ANU, Canberra, 1 June 2007.

Ryan, L. Phasal progression in Dylan Thomas’s poetry, Macquarie University’s Postgraduate Festival 2007.

2006

Journal Articles

Ardington, A. (2006) Playfully negotiated activity in girls’ talk. Journal of Pragmatics 38, 73-95. Available online November 2005 at www.sciencedirect.com

Drury, H., Langrish, T. & O’Carroll, P. (2006) Online approach to teaching report writing in chemical engineering: Implementation and evaluation. International Journal of Engineering Education, 22 (4) 858-867.

Ellis, R., Taylor, C. and Drury, H. (2006) University student conceptions of learning science through writing. Australian Journal of Education, 50 (1): 6-28.

Scouller, K., Bonanno, H., Smith, L. & Krass I. (under review) Student experience and tertiary expectations: factors predicting academic literacy amongst first year Pharmacy students. Submitted to Studies in Higher Education.

Book Chapters

Economou, D. (2006) The Big Picture in I. Lassen (ed) Mediating Ideology in Text and Image: Ten Critical Studies. Amsterdam: John Benjamins

Jones, J. (in press) Multiliteracies for academic purposes: Multimodality in textbook and computer-based learning materials in science at university to be published in A. McCabe, M. O’Donnell & R. Whittaker (eds.), Advances in Language and Education, London: Continuum.

Published Conference Presentations

Ardington, A. (2006) Stance Taking in Reporting Verbs, CD of selected papers presented at the 3rd Conference of the European Association for the Teaching of Academic Writing, Teaching Writing Online and Face to Face, June 22-24, 2005, Athens, Greece.

Unpublished Conference Presentations

Ardington, A., & Harvey, A. Learning through collaboration: Exploring the dynamics of student project meetings”, paper presented at the 6th International Conference on Knowledge, Culture and Change in Organisations, July 11-14, 2006, Prato, Italy.

Ardington, A. Verbal duelling in preadolescent girls talk: it’s not really mean, paper presented at the 2nd International Linguistic Impoliteness and Rudeness Conference (LIAR): Confrontation and Conflict in Discourse, July 3-4, 2006, University of Huddersfield, UK.

Ardington, A. Alliance building and identity work in early adolescent girls’ talk; Conversational accomplishments of playful duelling, paper presented at GlobE 2006, Communicating across Age Groups: Age, Language and Society, September 21-23, 2006, University of Warsaw, Poland.

Bonanno, H., Scouller, K., Smith, L. & Krass, I. The ‘Fail’ group: Quantity and quality as academic literacy issues, paper presented at 31st International Conference, Improving University Teaching, Dunedin, New Zealand, July 3-6, 2006. Presenter: Helen Bonanno.

Drury, H. and Muir, M. Exploring the connection between feedback and revision using a draft-writing and feedback cycle in report-writing assessment, paper presented at 10th International Conference of the EARLI Special Interest Group on Writing, University of Antwerp, Belgium. September 18 - 22, 2006. Presenter: Helen Drury.

Economou, D. Wish you were here: The missing interpersonal dimension in academic e-learning, paper presented at Multimodal Texts and Multiliteracies, Australian Systemic Functional Linguistics Association National Conference, September 27-29, 2006, University of New England, Armidale.

Economou, D. Having it both ways? Images and text face off in the broadsheet feature story, paper presented at Form and Style in Journalism: Newspapers and the Representation of News 1880-2006, December 14-15, 2006, University of Tasmania, Hobart.

Jones, J. Multimodality in online learning resources for science students at university, paper presented at Multimodal Texts and Multiliteracies, Australian Systemic Functional Linguistics Association National Conference, September 27-29, 2006, University of New England, Armidale.

Scouller, K., Bonanno, H., Smith, L., Krass, I. & Ong, L. You can take a horse to water: Students' self-evaluation of their literacy skills, implication for support, paper presented at Pacific Rim First Year in Higher Education Conference, July 12-14, 2006, Griffith University, Gold Coast. Presenter: Karen Scouller.

Other Presentations

Clugston, M. and Thomson, R. First year experience for international students: a brief history of the Study Preparation Program, presentation to the September 2006 meeting of the Association for Academic Language and Learning (AALL), Charles Sturt University, Bathurst, NSW.

Drury, H. Moving Genre-based Literacy Pedagogy online, paper presented at the Knowledge Media Research Center, The University of Tubingen, Germany.

Drury, H. Moving Genre-based Literacy Pedagogy online, paper presented to the Institute of Educational Technology, The Open University, UK.

Economou, D. and Humphrey, S. The appraisal system: Engagement, workshop presentation to Systemic Functional Linguistics Research seminar, University of Sydney, 2006.

2005

Journal Articles

Ardington, A. (2005). Playfully negotiated activity in girls’ talk. Journal of Pragmatics 38 2006, 73-95. Available online November 2005 at http://www.sciencedirect.com.

Economou, D. (in press) The Big Picture in I. Lassen (ed) Mediating Ideology in Text and Image: Ten Critical Studies. Amsterdam: John Benjamins

Ellis, R., Taylor, C. and Drury, H. (in press) University student conceptions of learning science through writing. Australian Journal of Education.

Drury, H., O'Carroll, P. and Langrish, T. (in press) An Online Approach to Teaching Report Writing in Chemical Engineering: Implementation and Evaluation. International Journal of Engineering Education.

Unpublished Conference Presentations

Ardington, A. Stance taking in reporting verbs. Paper presented at the European Association of Teachers of Academic Writing (EATAW), Athens, June 2005. (publication forthcoming)

Bonanno, H. Giving Students the Credit: making language support worthwhile. Paper presented at the Tertiary Writing Network Colloquium, December 2004 Victoria University of Wellington.

Drury, H., O'Carroll, P., Langrish, T., Johnston, J. and Hancock, D., The evolution of online learning environments: Perspectives from integrating online report writing programs into the science curriculum. Paper presented at the HERDSA (Higher Education Research and Development Association of Australasia) conference: Higher Education in a changing World, 3-6 July, 2005, University of Sydney.

Drury, H., Kay, J. and Losberg, W. (2005) Building community: Perceptions of group work over a three-year undergraduate degree program in computer science. Paper presented at the HERDSA (Higher Education Research and Development Association of Australasia) conference: Higher Education in a changing World, 3-6 July 2005. University of Sydney.

Drury, H, Economou, D, Jones, J, Humphrey, S, Ryan, L. (2005) The application of SFL to the teaching of academic literacies. Paper presented at the 32nd International Systemic Functional Linguistics Congress, University of Sydney, 17-22 July, 2005.

Drury, H, Frommer, M, Jones, J, Mendrela, G, Schneider, I, Wozniak, H. (2005) An Online Interactive Approach to Improving Practical Report Writing. Paper presented at 'Innovation to Practice', Educational Health Conference, College of Health Sciences, University of Sydney, 16-17 November, 2005, Terrigal, NSW.

Drury, H., Johnston, J., Hancock, D., Yalcin, A. and Karlov, L. (2005) The cycle of innovation: using student feedback in the ongoing development of online report writing programs in the sciences. Poster presented at the College of Sciences and Technology Teaching and Learning Showcase, 1 November, 2005, University of Sydney.

Drury, H., Kay, J. and Losberg, W. (2005) Perceptions of group work from first to third year in computer science: do things get better? Poster presented at the College of Sciences and Technology Teaching and Learning Showcase, 1 November, 2005, University of Sydney.

Economou, D. (2005) Evaluation in News Images. Paper presented at the 32nd International Systemic Functional Linguistics Congress, University of Sydney, 17-22 July, 2005.

Jones, J, 'Multimodality and intersemiosis in print and computer-based learning materials in science at university', paper presented at the 32nd International Systemic Functional Linguistics Congress, University of Sydney, 17-22 July, 2005.

Muir, M. and Drury, H. (2005) Pushing the boundaries: Encouraging reflective learning using a draft-writing and feedback cycle in report-writing assessment. Paper presented at the HERDSA (Higher Education Research and Development Association of Australasia) conference: Higher Education in a changing World, 3-6 July 2005. University of Sydney.

Scouller, K. (2005) Punitive versus educational approaches to dealing with plagiarism: implications for LAS advisers. Paper presented at Language and Academic Skills (LAS) in Higher Education Conference, ANU, Canberra, 24-25 November, 2005.

Other Articles

Drury, H., and Losberg, W. (2005) Report on the comparative analysis of first-year computer science students' attitudes to and experiences of groupwork in 2001 and third-year computer science students’ attitudes to and experiences of their group projects in 2001 and 2003. Report for Judy Kay of the School of Information Technologies.

Drury, H. (2005) Interim report on Aligning an online laboratory report-writing program to student needs by extending existing resources. Report for College of Sciences and Technology Teaching Improvement Fund Committee.

Other Presentations

Economou, D. (2005) Intertextuality and metaphor in verbal-visual texts. Presentation at SFL Research Seminar, Macquarie University, March 2005.

Economou, D. (2005) Ideology and Evaluation in multimodal news texts. Presentation at Multilingual News Workshop, Wollongong University, June 2005.

2004

Journal Articles

Ellis, R., Taylor, C., and Drury, H. (2004) Evaluating Writing Instruction through an Investigation of Students’ Experiences of Learning through Writing Journal of Instructional Science, Kluwer.

Book Chapters

Drury, H. (2004) 'Teaching academic writing on-screen: a search for best practice' in L. Ravelli and R. Ellis (eds) Analysing Academic Writing Continuum, London.

Jones, J. (2004) 'Learning to write in the disciplines: the application of systemic functional linguistic theory to the teaching and research of student writing' in Ravelli, L. and Ellis, R. (eds) Analysing Academic Writing: Contextualized Frameworks, London Continuum.

Unpublished Conference Presentations

Ardington, A. (2004) 'Stance taking in reporting verbs'. Presentation at the Tertiary Writing Network Colloquium, December 2004, Victoria University of Wellington.

Drury, H. (2004) 'Teaching writing in the disciplines: Principles and practices for moving online'. Presentation at the Seventh National Writing across the Curriculum (WAC) Conference, WAC from an International Perspective, May 20-22nd 2004, St Louis, Missouri.

Jones, J. (2004) 'Multiliteracies for academic purposes: Multimodality in textbook and computer-based learning materials in science at university', paper presented at the 16th Euro-International Systemic Functional Workshop, Universidad Autonoma de Madrid, Miraflores, Spain, 28-31 July, 2004.

Jones, J. (2004) 'Multimodality in textbook and computer-based learning materials in science at university', paper presented at the International Association for Research on Textbooks and Educational Media: Asia Pacific Symposium and Conference, August 26-27, 2004, University of Sydney.

Other Articles

Taylor, C. and Drury, H. (2004) The effect of student prior experience, attitudes and approaches on performance in an undergraduate science writing program, in G. Rijlaarsdam, H. van den Bergh and M. Couzijn (Eds), Effective Teaching of Writing Studies in Writing Book Series, publication of the Writing Special Interest Group of the European Association for Research on Learning and Instruction (EARLI).

Other Presentations

Humphrey, S. (2004) 'Resources for evaluation in pharmacy essays'. Paper presented at HERDSA Language and Learning Special Interest Group, Adelaide, South Australia.

Ryan, L. (2004) 'Cohesion and appraisal analyses'. Paper presented at HERDSA Language and Learning Special Interest Group, November 26th, 2004, Adelaide, South Australia.

2003

Bonanno, H., Scouller K. and *Buckmaster N. (2003) Accountants talking: an innovative course evaluation procedure. Proceedings of the HERDSA Conference, 6 - 9 July 2003, Christchurch, New Zealand. On-line conference proceedings: http://surveys.canterbury.ac.nz/herdsa03/ano.htm

Drury, H. *Kay, J. and *Losberg, W. (2003) Student satisfaction with group work in undergraduate computer science: do things get better?, Australian Computer Science Communications, 25, 5, 77-85

Drury, H., O'Carroll, P. and *Langrish, T. (2003) Integrating an interactive Online program on Report Writing into a Chemical Engineering laboratory course: what has been the impact?, in G. Crisp, D. Thiele, I. Sholten, S. Barker and J. Baron (Eds) Interact, Integrate, Impact: Proceedings of the 20th Annual Conference of the Australasian Society for Computers in Tertiary Education (ASCILITE). Adelaide, 7-10 December 2003. Volume 2 pp 597-600.

Unpublished Conference Presentations

Drury, H. (2003) Supporting literacy development in first year: issues and dilemmas. Presentation at the LAS (Language and Academic Skills in Higher Education) National Conference (24-25 November 2003), Flinders University, Adelaide.

Drury, H., *Kay, J. and *Losberg, W. (2003) Developing group work skills in computer science: what the students say. Poster presentation at Graduates for the World. The Vice Chancellor's Teaching and Learning Showcase of Scholarly Reflection and Inquiry, 5-6 November, 2003. Institute for Teaching and Learning, University of Sydney

Ryan, L. (2003) Supporting literacy development in first year: issues and dilemmas. Presentation at the LAS (Language and Academic Skills in Higher Education) National Conference (24-25 November 2003), Flinders University, Adelaide.

Scouller, K., Bonanno H., Ryan L., *Krass I. and *Smith L. (2003) Absence of Intent: first year Pharmacy writers in transition'. Roundtable discussion presented by K Scouller at Educational Integrity: Plagiarism and other Perplexities Conference, Adelaide 21 - 22 November 2003

*Taylor, C. and Drury, H. (2003) ' Writing in undergraduate science: the influence of student attitudes and previous experiences on their expectations, approaches and subsequent learning'. Paper presented at the 11th Improving Student Learning Symposium 'Improving Student Learning: Theory, Research and Scholarship' Hinckley, Leicestershire, 1st - 3rd September 2003.

Other Articles

Bonanno, H., Scouller, K., O'Carroll, P., Ryan, L. & Drury, H. (2003) Building on diversity: towards an international learning environment. Paper presented at the Vice-Chancellor's Teaching and Learning Showcase: Graduates for the World, University of Sydney, November 5-6 , 2003.

Ryan, L., O'Carroll, P., Scouller, K., Bonanno, H. & Drury H. (2003) Meeting diverse student needs. Poster presented at the Vice-Chancellor's Teaching and Learning Showcase: Graduates for the World, University of Sydney, November 5-6 , 2003.

* = co-author outside the Learning Centre

2002

Bonanno, H. (2002) Standing the test of time: Revisiting a first year diagnostic procedure, in proceedings from the 6th Pacific Rim Conference, First Year in Higher Education, University of Canterbury, Christchurch, New Zealand, 8-10 July, 2002, CD ROM.

Drury, H. (2002) ‘Teaching genres in the disciplines: Can students learn the laboratory report genre on screen?’ in Changing Identities: Proceedings of the Language and Academic Skills Conference, University of Wollongong, November 29-30, 2001, CD ROM.

Jones, J. (2002), ‘Generic Attributes: an agenda for reform or control?, in Changing Identities: Proceedings of the Language and Academic Skills Conference, University of Wollongong, November 29-30, 2001, CD ROM.

Jones, J., Bonanno, H. & Scouller, K. (2002), ‘Staff and student roles in central and faculty-based learning support: changing partnerships’, in Changing Identities:Proceedings of the Language and Academic Skills Conference, University of Wollongong, November 29-30, 2001, CD ROM.

Drury, H. and O’Carroll, P., (2002) An online approach to teaching report writing in the disciplines, Synergy, Issue 18, Institute of Teaching and Learning, University of Sydney. p.21.

Unpublished conference presentations

Bonanno, H. Supporting postgraduate thesis writers: A bottomless pit? paper presented at Developing a Voice: Critical Issues in Academic Literacies, 5th Biennial Colloquium of the Tertiary Writing Network, 5-6 December, 2002 to be published in proceedings in 2003.

Drury, H. Re-processing genres in science: Describing and explaining as evidence for arguing in student writing, paper presented at The 29th Annual Systemic Functional Linguistics Congress: Systemic Linguistics and the Corpus. University of Liverpool, UK, 15 - 19 July , 2002.

Scouller K. 'Re-assessing assessment: Is there a role for examinations', paper presented at Australian Association for Research in Education (AARE) Conference, Brisbane, 1 - 5 December 2002.

*Taylor, C., Drury, H., *Lindsay, M. Incorporating first year students' prior writing experiences and expectations into an undergraduate science program. Poster presented at the International Conference on The First-Year Experience, University of Bath, United Kingdom, 1-5 July, 2002.

* Taylor, C., Drury, H., *Lindsay, M. Investigating student attitudes to scientific writing - the effect of experience and expectations on performance in undergraduate writing programs and implications for program design. Paper presented at 8th International Conference of the European Association for Research on Learning and Instruction: Writing Special Interest Group. Staffordshire University, Stafford, UK, 10-13 July, 2002.

* = co-author outside the Learning Centre

2001

Bonanno, H. (2001) The tolerance of academic staff toward student grammatical error: a study across three faculties, Improving Student Learning Strategically, Proceedings of the 2000 8th International Symposium on Improving Student Learning, Oxford Centre for Staff and Learning Development, Oxford.

Drury, H. (2001) Short answers in first-year undergraduate science writing. What kind of genres are they? in Academic Writing in Context, papers in honour of Tony Dudley-Evans, ed M. Hewings, University of Birmingham Press, Birmingham.

Jones, J. (2001) A diagnostic assessment of the academic writing of first year students: the value of collaborative research, HERDSA News vol. 23, no. 3, pp.33-35.

Taylor, L., Bonanno, H., Harvey, A. & Scouller, K. (2001) Reading is Critical, UTS Law Review, vol. 3, Special Edition, Legal Education, December.

Unpublished conference presentations

Drury H, 2001 Teaching genres in the disciplines: can students learn the laboratory report genre on-screen? paper presented at Changing Identities: Language and Academic Skills Conference, University of Wollongong, November 29-30, 2001, to be published in 2002 in conference proceedings.

Jones, J. (2001) Generic Attributes: an agenda for reform or control?, paper presented at Changing Identities: Language and Academic Skills Conference, University of Wollongong, November 29-30, 2001, to be published in 2002 in conference proceedings.

Jones, J., Bonanno, H. & Scouller, K. (2001) Staff and student roles in central and faculty-based learning support: changing partnerships, paper presented at Changing Identities: Language and Academic Skills Conference, University of Wollongong, November 29-30, 2001, to be published in 2002 in conference proceedings.

2000

Jones, J., Holder, G.M., Robinson, R.A. (2000) School Subjects and Academic Literacy Skills at University, Australian Journal of Career Development, 9 (2) 27-31.

Jones, J., Holder, G., Robinson, R. and Krass, I. (2000) Selecting Pharmacy Students with Appropriate Communication Skills, American Journal of Pharmaceutical Education, 64,68-73.

1999

Barrie, S. and Jones, J. (1999) Integration of academic writing skills in curriculum: making them stick, in G. Rust (ed) Improving Student Learning - Improving Student Learning Outcomes, Oxford: The Oxford Centre for Staff and Learning Development, Oxford Brookes University,268-279.

Drury, H. and Taylor, C. (1999) Providing the discipline context for skills development: Report on the production of an interactive video for oral and visual communication in the biological sciences, in Cornerstones: What do we value in Higher Education? Higher Education Research and Development Society of Australasia (HERDSA) International Conference.

English, L., Bonanno H., Ihnatko, T., Webb, C., Jones, J. (1999) Learning through writing in a first-year accounting course, Journal of Accounting Education, 17: 221-254.

Holder, G.M., Jones, J., Robinson, R.A., and Krass, I. (1999) Academic Literacy Skills and Progression Rates amongst Pharmacy Students, Higher Education Research and Development, 18(1): 19-30.

Jones, J. and Drury, H. (1999) Teaching Genres at University on Australia, Interchange, (AMES), 34: 38-43. Scouller, K.M. (1999) How assessment driven are students really? in G. Rust (ed) Improving Student Learning - Improving Student Learning Outcomes, Oxford: The Oxford Centre for Staff and Learning Development, Oxford Brookes University, 123-135.

1998

Bonanno, H., Jones, J. and English, L. (1998) Improving Group Satisfaction: making groups work in a first-year undergraduate course. Teaching in Higher Education Vol. 3, No. 3, 365-382.

Scouller, K.M. (1998) The influence of assessment method on students┬╣ learning approaches: multiple choice question examination versus assignment essay. Higher Education 35, 453-472.

1997

Drury, H. (1997) Integrating the Teaching of Writing Skillls into Subject Area IT Programs, ASCILITE, Curtin University, Western Australia.

English, L., Bonanno, H. Jones, J. and Webb, C. (1997) Curriculum Innovation: teaching communication, intellectual and interpersonal skills in a large first-year accounting course, in G. Rust and G. Gibbs (eds) Improving Student Learning - Improving Student Learning through Course Design, The Oxford Centre for Staff and Learning Development, Oxford, UK: 120-143.

O'Carroll, P. (1997) Learning materials on the World Wide Web: text organisation and theories of learning. Australian Journal of Adult and Community Education, 37 (2), 119-123.

1996

Bonanno, H. and Jones, J., (1996) Integrating lifelong learning skills into first-year: collaborative approaches to curriculum design, in Proceedings from 21st international conference on Improving University Teaching, Nottingham, UK, 297-308.

Drury, H. and Taylor, C. (1996) The integration of content and communication skills: changing the teaching philosophy in first year science in Ronald Pose and Anita Jawary (eds) Proceedings of the Australian Communication Conference 1996 Vol 2, Department of Computer Science, Monash University, 137-143.

Scouller, K.M. (1996) Influence of assessment method on students learning approaches, perceptions and preferences: the assignment essay versus the short answer examinations┬╣ in S. Leong and D. Kirkpatrick (eds) Proceedings of the Annual Conference of the Higher Education and Research Development Society of Australasia (HERDSA) Different Approaches : Theory and practice in Higher Education Vol 19,776-781.

Taylor, C. and Drury, H. (1996) Teaching writing skills in the science curriculum in S. Leong and D. Kirkpatrick (eds) Proceedings of the Annual Conference of the Higher Education and Research Development Society of Australasia (HERDSA) Different Approaches : Theory and practice in Higher Education Vol 19, 864-869.

1995

Drury, H., (1995) on Vijay Bhatia (1993) Analysing Genre: Language Use in Professional Settings, London: Longman published in English for Specific Purposes Vol 14: 257-60.

Jones, J., Bonanno, H., Webb, C., and English, L. (1995) Development of oral communication skills in first year - a collaborative project, Research and Development in Higher Education, Higher Education Research and Development Society of Australasia, 18: 442-427.

Scouller, K.M. (1995) Students with a learning disability at university: development of their academic abilities, Research and Development in Higher Education, 18, 648-653.

Scouller, K.M. (1995) Assignment essays versus short answer examinations: students' learning approaches, perceptions and preferences, Research and Development in Higher Education, 18, 646-647.

Scouller, K.M. (1995) Different learning approaches of undergraduate students in two assessment contexts, Research and Development in Higher Education, Higher Education Research and Development Society of Australasia, 17 (electronic version).

Webb, C. and Bonanno, H. (1995) Assessing the literacy skills of an increasingly diverse student population, Research and Development in Higher Education, Higher Education Research and Development Society of Australasia, 17 (electronic version).

Webb, C. and Bonanno, H. (1995) The roles of language and learning staff: insights from collaboration in the subject disciplines, in Chanock, K. [Ed], papers from the Conference on Integrating the Teaching of Academic Discourse into Courses in the Disciplines, Faculty of Humanities, La Trobe University, Melbourne, November 1994.

Webb, C., English, L. and Bonanno, H. (1995) Collaboration in subject design: integration of the teaching and assessment of literacy skills into a first year Accounting course, Accounting Education, 4 (4) 335-350.

1994

Prosser, M and Webb, C. (1994) Qualitative differences in the process and product of undergraduate essay writing. Research and Development in Higher Education, Higher Education Research and Development Society of Australasia, 15: 531-541. Prosser, M and Webb, C. (1994) Relating the process of undergraduate essay writing to the finished product. Studies in Higher Education, 19 (2): 125-138.

Scouller, K. on Haselgrove, S. (1994) [Ed.] The Student Experience, The Society for Research into Higher Education, Open University Press. Published in Forum of Education (1996) 51, 2, 95-96.

Webb, C and Bonanno, H. (1994) Systematic measurement of students' academic literacy skills. Research and Development in Higher Education, Higher Education Research and Development Society of Australasia, 16: 577-582.

1992

Drury, H. (1992) Macro-genres: the theory. Literacy for Further Studies Project Report, DILGEA, (Department of Immigration and Ethnic Affairs) Canberra.

Jones, J. and Bignall, I. (1992) The use of video to develop language and learning strategies, Australian Review of Applied Linguistics, Applied Linguistics Association of Australia, 15 (1): 125-141.

1991

Drury, H. (1991) The use of systemic linguistics to describe student summaries at university level. In E Ventola [ed] Functional and Systemic Linguistics: Approaches and Uses, Mouton de Gruyter and Co, Berlin.

Drury, H. and Webb, C. (1991) Literacy at tertiary level: making explicit the writing requirements of a new culture. In F Christie [Ed] Literacy in Social Processes, proceedings of the Inaugural Australian Systemics Network Conference, Faculty of Education, Northern Territory University.

Drury, H. and Webb, C. (1991) Teaching academic writing at the tertiary level. Prospect, 7(1): 7-21.

Jones, J. (1991) Grammatical Metaphor and Technicality in academic writing: an exploration of second language and native speaker student texts. In F Christie [Ed] Literacy in Social Processes, proceedings of the Inaugural Australian Systemics Network Conference, Faculty of Education, Northern Territory University.

1989

Drury, H. and Webb, C. (1989) Using text analysis strategies to improve student writing. In H Edwards and S Barraclough [Eds] Research and Development in Higher Education, Higher Education Research and Development Society of Australasia, 11: 92-99.

Jones, J, Gollin S., Drury, H. and Economou, D. (1989) Systemic-functional linguistics and its application to the TESOL curriculum. In R Hasan and J R Martin [Eds] Language Development: Learning Language, Learning Culture; Meaning and Choice in Language: Studies for Michael Halliday, Volume XXVII in the series Advances in Discourse Processes, Ablex Publishing Corporation, Norwood, New Jersey.