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Friday, November 15 • 14:00 - 14:30
"We have a customized writing service team with all Caucasians": Advertising "writing services" to second language writers

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This presentation examines Chinese-language advertisements for and "writing services" at a Canadian university. These advertisements present an understanding of ghostwriting not as "cheating," but one of many possible services to assist students in their academic trajectories. Implications for teachers of L2 writing and institutions who wish to discourage these practices are discussed.


Daniel Chang

Simon Fraser University
Daniel Chang is a PhD student in the Faculty of Education.
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Joel Heng Hartse

Lecturer, Simon Fraser University
I'm a lecturer in the Faculty of Education at Simon Fraser University in British Columbia. My work on sociolinguistics, education, and writing has appeared in the Journal of Second Language Writing, Across the Disciplines, Asian Englishes, Composition Studies, and English Today. I... Read More →

Friday November 15, 2019 14:00 - 14:30
Gila (30 pax)

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