A short paper proposing that we need to write shorter papers

Krashen, Stephen (2012) A short paper proposing that we need to write shorter papers. Language and Language Teaching, 1 (2). pp. 38-39. ISSN 2277-307X

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Abstract

Our current journals in language education are full of long papers. A typical journal might have, at most, five major papers. Sometimes we have to write long papers, but most of the time, it is unnecessary: The papers often contain long introductions more suitable for doctoral dissertations or review ‘state of the art’ papers apparently designed to provide evidence that the author is well-read. They also have long conclusions, with a repetition of the findings and the author’s detailed and lengthy speculations about what the results might mean for theory and application.

Item Type: Articles in APF Magazines
Uncontrolled Keywords: Language, Reading and writing, Language teaching, Language learning
Subjects: Language
Divisions: Azim Premji University > University publications > Language and Language Teaching
Depositing User: Mr. Sachin Tirlapur
Date Deposited: 03 Sep 2018 11:59
Last Modified: 03 Sep 2018 11:59
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URI: http://publications.azimpremjifoundation.org/id/eprint/1053
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