Senior Brazilian researchers’ experiences and practices: perceived needs of novice researchers to become part of the community

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https://doi.org/10.5902/2176148553255

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Academic writing in English challenges graduate students and novice researchers (FLOWERDEW, 2000; NYGAARD, 2015; HYLAND, 2019). Their lack of experience writing academic genres contrasts with the demand to publish research articles in renowned journals in order to complete their degrees and advance in their careers. Research shows that EAP instruction (WINGATE, 2015), understanding publication as a social practice (CURRY & LILLIS, 2019; NYGAARD, 2015), and English language proficiency (FERGUSON, et al., 2011) are areas where novices need support to successfully engage in the activity. In this study, data was collected from 41 Brazilian researchers regarding their experiences and needs.

Key words: novice researchers. senior Brazilian researchers. EAP writing instruction

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Malyina Kazue Ono Leal, FFLCH - Universidade de São Paulo

Doutoranda da área de lletramento acadêmico departamento de letras modernas - inglês da FFLCH - Universidade de São Paulo

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2021-10-19 — Atualizado em 2022-08-02

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Leal, M. K. O. (2022). Senior Brazilian researchers’ experiences and practices: perceived needs of novice researchers to become part of the community. Letras, 077–096. https://doi.org/10.5902/2176148553255 (Original work published 19º de outubro de 2021)