Senior Brazilian researchers’ experiences and practices: perceived needs of novice researchers to become part of the community
Academic writing in English challenges graduate students and novice researchers (FLOWERDEW, 2000; NYGAARD, 2015; HYLAND, 2019). Their inexperience in 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 novices need support in EAP instruction (WINGATE, 2015), understanding publication as a social practice (NYGAARD, 2015; CURRY and LILLIS, 2019), and English language proficiency (FERGUSON et al., 2011) to successfully engage in the activity. Data were collected from 41 Brazilian researchers regarding their experiences and needs through an online questionnaire to find significant themes for exploration in this qualitative study.
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