Professor Joan Turner

Staff details


Emeritus Professor


English and Creative Writing


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Publications and research outputs


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

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

Edited Book

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

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

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

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


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

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

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