Understanding Chinese multilingual scholars' experiences of publishing research in English

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dc.contributor.author Mu, C en
dc.contributor.author Zhang, Jun Lawrence en
dc.date.accessioned 2019-02-26T22:38:25Z en
dc.date.issued 2018-07 en
dc.identifier.issn 1198-9742 en
dc.identifier.uri http://hdl.handle.net/2292/45472 en
dc.description.abstract Despite sporadic reports on the publishing experiences in English of Chinese academics in Hong Kong and in mainland China (mainly doctoral students), little research has been conducted on a large scale to reveal how mainland Chinese academics perceive international publishing in English and what challenges they face. This study intends to fill this research gap. The findings we report come from a large-scale research project involving an online survey of 118 academics at eighteen universities in Shanghai, China. By analysing participant responses to the survey and interviews with eight academics, we show how the motivations of these academics contribute to their language choice for academic publishing. We discuss the implications of these findings for the wider academic community with regard to writing and publishing research articles in English as an international language. Keywords: English as a second language, international journals, mainland China en
dc.language English en
dc.publisher University of Toronto Press en
dc.relation.ispartofseries Journal of Scholarly Publishing en
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dc.subject Arts & Humanities en
dc.subject Science & Technology en
dc.subject Technology en
dc.subject Humanities, Multidisciplinary en
dc.subject Information Science & Library Science en
dc.subject Arts & Humanities - Other Topics en
dc.subject English as a second language en
dc.subject international journals en
dc.subject mainland China en
dc.subject WRITING RESEARCH ARTICLES en
dc.subject RESEARCH PUBLICATION en
dc.subject LANGUAGE CHOICES en
dc.subject DOCTORAL STUDENT en
dc.subject DISCOURSE en
dc.subject KNOWLEDGE en
dc.subject JOURNALS en
dc.subject COMMUNITY en
dc.subject ACADEMICS en
dc.title Understanding Chinese multilingual scholars' experiences of publishing research in English en
dc.type Journal Article en
dc.identifier.doi 10.3138/jsp.49.4.02 en
pubs.issue 4 en
pubs.begin-page 397 en
pubs.volume 49 en
dc.rights.holder Copyright: The author en
pubs.author-url https://utpjournals.press/doi/10.3138/jsp.49.4.02 en
pubs.end-page 418 en
pubs.publication-status Published en
dc.rights.accessrights http://purl.org/eprint/accessRights/RestrictedAccess en
pubs.subtype Article en
pubs.elements-id 752004 en
pubs.org-id Education and Social Work en
pubs.org-id Curriculum and Pedagogy en
dc.identifier.eissn 1710-1166 en
pubs.record-created-at-source-date 2018-11-05 en
pubs.online-publication-date 2018-07-26 en


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