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Dr Bill Soden
Student feedback and impact on critical writing success research

Posted on Wednesday 25 February 2015

Congratulations to Department of Education colleague Dr Bill Soden who has successfully defended his thesis, ‘The role of written feedback in the development of critical academic writing’.

University of York Science Education Group Network

Posted on Wednesday 18 February 2015

Are you a teacher interested in using research in your classroom, taking part in research, or doing your own research in science education?

Apply now for PhD scholarship

Posted on Monday 9 February 2015

Part of an ESRC White Rose DTC Network, the studentship will focus on “Understanding and enhancing reading and language skills in children learning English as an additional language.”

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