ISSN: 0799-1487


Paulette A. Ramsay

THE FOCUS OF THIS ISSUE IS THE IMPORTANCE OF ACADEMIC LITERACIES to the successful performance of students at the tertiary level. According to Lea and Street (2006), "The term 'Academic Literacies' refers to the diverse and multiple literacies found in academic contexts such as disciplinary and subject matter courses." During the last two decades, this 'Academic Literacies' approach has received increased attention as a disciplinary field.
Section: Editorial
Issue: Number 24