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New issue of the Research Notes No. 60 is now available online

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Research Notes 60 (May 2015) is now available online! To download and read our new Research Notes issue, please click here!

This issue presents seven articles on the research undertaken within the 2014 English Australia/Cambridge English Language Assessment Action Research in ELICOS Program, which supports teachers working in the English language intensive courses for overseas students (ELICOS) sector in Australia:

The English Australia Action Research in ELICOS Program: Background and rationale

Katherine Brandon

The Action Research in ELICOS Program: Refining the development of a national model

Anne Burns

Incorporating student reading habits into a classroom-supported extensive reading program

Caroline Keogh and John Smith

Motivating students to read extensively

Marlon Schoep and Eileen Wood

‘Only connect’: Facebook, reading and student engagement

Jack Sleeman and Kerry Ryan

Students as active protagonists in the reading process:  Developing tasks for critical reading for the EAP classroom

Luke Alexander and Wendy Onslow-Mato

Moodle in the development of independent reading skills for English for Academic Purposes (EAP) students

Narelle Clarke

Looking ahead: the next issue (August 2015) will feature research outcomes from the 2014 English UK Action Research Award Scheme.

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