The thesis comprises seven stand-alone, but interrelated studies, aligned toward the same goal : to shed light on the social, ideological, and pedagogic practices of private online language tutoring in Russia.
Table of ContentsChapter one. Introduction -- Chapter two. Private tutoring in Russia (Paper one) -- Chapter three. A new kid on the block (Paper two) -- Chapter four. 'Language barrier' in private online tutoring - from an inocuous concept to a neoliberal marketing tool (Paper three) -- Chapter five. Discursive practices of private online tutoring websites (Paper four) -- Chapter six. Customers (Paper five) -- Chapter seven. Text chat during video/audio conferencing lessons (Paper six) -- Chapter eight. Coding for Chapter nine (Paper seven) -- Chapter nine. Language education via audio/video conferencing (LEVAC) : a discursive investigation (Paper seven) -- Chapter ten. Discussion.
NotesBibliography: pages 262-198
Thesis by publication.
Awarding InstitutionMacquarie University
Degree TypeThesis PhD
DegreePhD, Macquarie University, Faculty of Human Sciences, Department of Linguistics
Department, Centre or SchoolDepartment of Linguistics
Year of Award2015
Principal SupervisorDavid Hall
Additional Supervisor 1John Knox
RightsCopyright Olga Kozar 2015.
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JurisdictionRussia. Russian Empire. Soviet Union. Former Soviet Republics
Extent1 online resource (xviii, 359 pages) illustrations