Papers and articles introduction

What is in this section?

This section of the site contains articles from our peer reviewed Good Practice Guide as well as non peer reviewed articles, conference papers and case studies.

guide to good practice Articles commissioned for the Good Practice Guide.

paper Articles which are not peer-reviewed, but have been accepted by the Subject Centre for publication.

What is the Good Practice Guide?

The Good Practice Guide has been a key part of the LLAS website since 2001. It contains a collection of commissioned articles written by recognised authorities in their field. If you would like to contribute an article to the Good Practice Guide, please read our submission guidelines.

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Recent articles

Motivational Processes and Practices in Accelerated Ab-initio Language Learning

This report focuses on motivation in ab initio language learning.

Ab initio language degree programmes in HE institutions in England and Scotland: a mapping survey and a case study

This report consists of a mapping survey of ab initio degree provision in England and Scotland.

Languages, linguistics and area studies students in the National Student Survey 2011

This report is a summary of interviews and focus groups with around 100 students and 50 members of academic staff in departments of languages, linguistics or area studies at nine universities in the UK

External examining: issues in languages, linguistics and area studies

This is a brief report on the issues raised at the LLAS discussion group at “External examining in the humanities” held at the University of Sheffield on 18 February 2011. Please contact John Canning with any comments or suggestions about how LLAS might support current and future external examiners. Further resources from the workshop including a presentation on UUK’s review of external examining are available from the workshop website

Languages, linguistics and area studies students in the National Student Survey 2010

The attached document displays the results of the 2010 National Student Survey in Languages, Linguistics and Area Studies.

Languages, linguistics and area studies students in the National Student Survey 2009: an analysis by subject and gender

This analysis was undertaken by Gosia Kulej-Turner, a consultant employed by the Higher Education Academy.