Diagnosing the Support Needs of Second Language Writers: Does the Time Allowance Matter?

Authors

  • ALI SHEHADEH,

    1. United Arab Emirates University
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  • JOHN LEVIS,

    1. Iowa State University
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  • CATHIE ELDER,

    1. University of Melbourne Carleton, Victoria, Australia
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    • Cathie Elder is director of the Language Testing Research Centre at the University of Melbourne, in Carleton, Victoria, Australia. Her major research efforts and output have been in the area of language assessment. She has a particular interest in issues of fairness and bias in language testing and in the challenges posed by the assessment of language proficiency for specific professional and academic purposes.

  • UTE KNOCH,

    1. University of Melbourne Carleton, Victoria, Australia
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    • Ute Knoch is a research fellow at the Language Testing Research Centre, University of Melbourne, in Carleton, Victoria, Australia. Her research interests are in the areas of writing assessment, rating scale development, rater training, and assessing languages for specific purposes.

  • RONGHUI ZHANG

    1. Shenzhen Polytechnic Institute Shenzhen, China
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    • Ronghui Zhang is a lecturer in the Department of Foreign Languages at Shenzhen Polytechnic Institute, Shenzhen, China. Her research interests are in the area of foreign language pedagogy and writing assessment.


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