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Professor Joan Turner

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PositionEmeritus Professor
Email english (@gold.ac.uk)

Publications

Book

Language in the Academy: Cultural Reflexivity and Intercultural Dynamics
Turner, Joan. 2010. Language in the Academy: Cultural Reflexivity and Intercultural Dynamics. Clevedon, Buffalo, Toronto, Sydney: Multilingual Matters. ISBN 9781847693211

How to Study: A Short Introduction
Turner, Joan. 2002. How to Study: A Short Introduction. London: SAGE. ISBN 978-0761968085

Edited Book

Students Writing in the University: Cultural and Epistemological Issues
Jones, Carys; Turner, Joan and Street, Brian, eds. 1999. Students Writing in the University: Cultural and Epistemological Issues. Amsterdam: John Benjamins. ISBN 978-1556193866

Book Section

Non-Pollinating Perspectives on the Written: The case of ‘proofreading’
Turner, Joan. 2013. Non-Pollinating Perspectives on the Written: The case of ‘proofreading’. In: John Wrigglesworth, ed. EAP Within the Higher Education Garden: Cross-Pollination Between Disciplines, Departments and Research. Reading: Garnet Education, pp. 34-40. ISBN 978-1908614711

Researching Intercultural Communication in a UK Higher Education Context
Turner, Joan and Hiraga, M. K.. 2012. Researching Intercultural Communication in a UK Higher Education Context. In: Martin Cortazzi and Lixian Jin, eds. Researching Intercultural Learning. London: Palgrave Macmillan, pp. 117-134. ISBN 9780230321335

Supporting Academic Literacy: Issues of Proofreading and Language Proficiency
Turner, Joan. 2010. Supporting Academic Literacy: Issues of Proofreading and Language Proficiency. In: George Blue, ed. Developing Academic Literacy. Bern: Peter Lang, pp. 39-51. ISBN 978-3039115457

Reconceptualising student writing: from conformity to heteroglossic complexity.
Turner, Joan and Scott, Mary. 2009. Reconceptualising student writing: from conformity to heteroglossic complexity. In: Awena Carter; Theresa Lillis and Sue Parkin, eds. Why Writing Matters Issues of access and identity in writing research and pedagogy. Amsterdam: John Benjamins, pp. 151-161. ISBN 978-9027218070

In the Balance: Weighing Up Conceptual Culture
Turner, Joan. 2008. In the Balance: Weighing Up Conceptual Culture. In: Erich A. Berendt, ed. Metaphors for Learning: Cross-cultural Perspectives. (22) John Benjamins, pp. 13-28. ISBN 978 90 272 9160 8

Academic Literacy in Post-colonial times: Hegemonic Norms and Transcultural Possibilities
Turner, Joan. 2004. Academic Literacy in Post-colonial times: Hegemonic Norms and Transcultural Possibilities. In: A. Phipps and M. Guilherme, eds. Critical Pedagogy. Political Approaches to Language and Intercultural Communication. Multilingual Matters, pp. 22-32. ISBN 1853597538

Creativity, conformity, and complexity in Academic Writing: Tensions at the Interface.
Turner, Joan and Scott, Mary. 2004. Creativity, conformity, and complexity in Academic Writing: Tensions at the Interface. In: Goodith White; Alice Deignan and Michael Baynham, eds. Applied Linguistics at the Interface. London: Equinox Publishing Ltd, pp. 145-155. ISBN 978-1904768579

Misunderstanding Teaching and Learning
Turner, Joan and Hiraga, M.. 2003. Misunderstanding Teaching and Learning. In: J. House; G. Kasper and S. Ross, eds. Misunderstanding in social life: Discourse approaches to problematic talk. Longman/Pearson Education, pp. 151-169. ISBN 058238222X

Finding Out or Following Through: Tropes of Learning in Cross-Cultural Perspective.
Turner, Joan. 2001. Finding Out or Following Through: Tropes of Learning in Cross-Cultural Perspective. In: D Killick; M Parry and A Phipps, eds. The Poetics and Praxis of language and Intercultural Communication. Glasgow: University of Glasgow, French & German Publications, pp. 111-119. ISBN 978-0852616970

Academic Literacy and the Discourse of Transparency
Turner, Joan. 1999. Academic Literacy and the Discourse of Transparency. In: Carys Jones; Joan Turner and Brian Street, eds. Students Writing in the University: Cultural and Epistemological Issues. Amsterdam: John Benjamins, pp. 149-160. ISBN 978-1556193866

Problematising the Language Problem
Turner, Joan. 1999. Problematising the Language Problem. In: Hilary Bool and Philip Lufford, eds. Academic Standards and Expectations. The Role of EAP. Nottingham: Nottingham University Press, pp. 59-66. ISBN 978-1897676691

Academic Writing Development in Higher Education: Changing the Discourse.
Turner, Joan. 1999. Academic Writing Development in Higher Education: Changing the Discourse. In: Paul Thompson, ed. Academic Writing Development in Higher Education: Perspectives, Explorations and Approaches. University of Reading: Centre for Applied Language Studies, pp. 36-48. ISBN 978-0704913677

Article

Academic Literacies: Providing a Space for the Socio-political Dynamics of EAP
Turner, Joan. 2012. Academic Literacies: Providing a Space for the Socio-political Dynamics of EAP. Journal of English for Academic Purposes, 11(1), pp. 17-25. ISSN 1475-1585

Rewriting Writing in Higher Education: The Contested Spaces of Proofreading
Turner, Joan. 2011. Rewriting Writing in Higher Education: The Contested Spaces of Proofreading. Studies in Higher Education, 36(4), pp. 427-440. ISSN 0307-5079

Academic literacies – what have we achieved and where to from here?
Blommaert, J; Street, Brian and Turner, Joan. 2007. Academic literacies – what have we achieved and where to from here? Journal of Applied Linguistics, 4(1), pp. 137-148. ISSN 1479-7887

Language as Academic Purpose
Turner, Joan. 2004. Language as Academic Purpose. Journal of English for Academic Purposes, 3(2), pp. 95-109. ISSN 14751585

Intercultural Communication and EAP (English for Academic Purposes) in Britain
Turner, Joan. 2004. Intercultural Communication and EAP (English for Academic Purposes) in Britain. Intercultural Communication Review, 2, pp. 19-29.

Synergy in art and language: positioning the language specialist in contemporary fine art study
Hocking, Darryl and Turner, Joan. 2004. Synergy in art and language: positioning the language specialist in contemporary fine art study. Art, Design, and Communication in Higher Education, 3(3), pp. 149-162. ISSN 1474273X

Writing a PhD in the contemporary humanities
Turner, Joan. 2003. Writing a PhD in the contemporary humanities. Hong Kong Journal of Applied Linguistics, 8(2), pp. 34-53. ISSN 10284435

Academic Literacy in Post-colonial times: Hegemonic Norms and Transcultural Possibilities
Turner, Joan. 2003. Academic Literacy in Post-colonial times: Hegemonic Norms and Transcultural Possibilities. Language and Intercultural Communication, 3(3), pp. 187-197. ISSN 1470-8477

Academic Literacy as Rhetorical Regulation
Turner, Joan. 2003. Academic Literacy as Rhetorical Regulation. Knowledge & Discourse 2, Proceedings, Theme 6 Disciplinary discourses and practices,

L2 Pragmatics in Academic Discourse: A Case Study of Tutorials in Britain
Turner, Joan; Hiraga, M. K. and Fujii, Y. 2003. L2 Pragmatics in Academic Discourse: A Case Study of Tutorials in Britain. Intercultural Communication Studies, XII(3), pp. 19-36. ISSN 1057-7769

Student writing in higher education: contemporary confusion, traditional concerns.
Turner, Joan and Lillis, Theresa. 2001. Student writing in higher education: contemporary confusion, traditional concerns. Teaching in Higher Education, 6(1), pp. 57-68. ISSN 1356-2517

Turns of Phrase and Routes to Learning: The Journey Metaphor in Educational Culture.
Turner, Joan. 1998. Turns of Phrase and Routes to Learning: The Journey Metaphor in Educational Culture. Intercultural Communication Studies, VII(2), pp. 23-36.

Differing Perceptions of Face in British and Japanese Academic Settings
Turner, Joan and Hiraga, M. K.. 1996. Differing Perceptions of Face in British and Japanese Academic Settings. Language Sciences, 18(3-4), pp. 605-627. ISSN 0388-0001