Resources & Publications

The primary publication of the Association is the Journal of Academic Language and Learning (JALL). It is an open source, peer-reviewed scholarly journal which is devoted to the interests of professionals who provide academic language and learning development to students and staff in tertiary education settings.

For further information on the scope of the journal and how to submit a manuscript, please visit theĀ journal website.

Journal of Academic Language and Learning

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    English Standards for Higher Education (ELSHE) (2012)

    This is the final 2012 version of the English Language Standards for Higher Education based on the 2009 Good Practice Principles for English language proficiency for international students in Australian universities.

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    Table of ALL centres/units – Australian universities, 2020-2021 (Dec. 2021)

    The table of ALL centres/units – Australian universities, 2020-2021 is the product […]

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    Changing identities: a history of Academic Language and Learning in Australia

    This article summarises the history (1970s to present) of the professional, conceptual and organisational developments of the academic language & learning field in Australia.

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    Academic Skills Advising: Evaluation for program improvement and accountability

    This book draws on the experience and expertise of learning skills advisors in Australia and New Zealand. The chapters reflect the diversity of the discipline of academic skills advising, and contain information about various approaches to evaluation and review used in the programs conducted by the authors.

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    A visual guide to essay writing: how to develop and communicate academic argument

    Dr Valli Rao, Associate Professor Kate Chanock, and Dr Lakshmi Krishnan use a visual approach to walk students through the most important processes in essay writing for university: formulating, refining, and expressing academic argument.