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Academic Literacy and Methods of Global Scientific Communication

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The reason why papers written by Russian researchers are often rejected by international academic journals is that their authors are mostly unaware of today’s methods of global academic communication, commonly taught in courses of academic writing. As academic writing is not taught systematically in Russia, the easiest way to overcome the problem seems to introduce the best international teaching models directly into the Russian educational system. However, such an approach may not be efficacious. The author believes that academic writing can only be successfully embedded into the Russian academic and cultural context provided it is taught explicitly in the native tongue at all levels of education as part of a more complex system of academic literacy development. This will gradually improve the quality of national publications and thus contribute to their acceptance by the international academic community.

About the Author

I. B. Korotkina
Russian Presidential Academy of National Economy Moscow School of Social and Economic Sciences
Russian Federation

Cand. Sci. (Education), Dean of Interdisciplinary Department of English, Moscow School of Social and Economic Sciences; Assoc. Prof., School of Public Policy, Russian Presidential Academy of National Economy, Moscow, Russia


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Korotkina I.B. Academic Literacy and Methods of Global Scientific Communication. Science Editor and Publisher. 2017;2(1):8-13. (In Russ.)

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