Blaj-Ward, L. (2014) Researching Contexts, Practices and Pedagogies in English for Academic Purposes. Basingstoke: Palgrave Macmillan, pp. 204

  • Antonio Jiménez Muñoz Universidad de Las Palmas de Gran Canaria

Resumen

Responding to a growing interest in evidence-based research within EAP, Researching Contexts, Practices and Pedagogies in English for Academic Purposes is as timely as it is wide-ranging, well-thought and suggestive. It becomes a much-welcome contribution to the literature, as it offers an impressively detailed snapshot of current trends and approaches within educational research as these have been directly applied to EAP. The book is not aimed at active educational researchers, but to “practitioners and decision-makers in the area of supporting international students in English-medium higher education” (p. 2). It reads, as a consequence, as much more than an aggrandized compilation of recent research; strongly driven by context, it offers valuable background knowledge and a wealth of research practices that readers are encouraged to apply to their own contexts...

DOI: 10.20420/rlfe.2015.0016

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2015-11-25
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Jiménez Muñoz, A. (2015). Blaj-Ward, L. (2014) Researching Contexts, Practices and Pedagogies in English for Academic Purposes. Basingstoke: Palgrave Macmillan, pp. 204. Revista De Lenguas Para Fines Específicos, 21(2), 161-167. Recuperado a partir de https://ojsspdc.ulpgc.es/ojs/index.php/LFE/article/view/398