Date of Graduation
Master of Education in Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages (MEd)
Curriculum and Instruction
Second Committee Member
Academic English Writing, Adult Education, Online Education, Russian EFL Students, Students’ Perceptions
This case study analyzes Russian university EFL students’ perceptions of a two-week online academic writing course. The researcher investigated 13 students’ attitudes towards an online academic English writing class offered at Kursk State University, Kursk’s oldest higher education institution, founded in 1934. In 1994 it was transformed into Kursk State Pedagogical University, and in 2003 it became Kursk State University. Along with the two-week online course assignments, the students completed pre- and post-questionnaires, reflections about the course, and participated in individual and group interviews. The findings of the study indicate that all of the participants had positive perceptions about the suggested course, considered it beneficial for their future, and would like to continue learning about academic English writing and expand their experiences with online classes.
Borozdina, Nataliia, "Russian University EFL Students’ Perceptions of a Two-Week Online Academic Writing Course" (2019). Theses and Dissertations. 3186.
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