Developing a Scale of Translanguaging for Information-based Academic Writing


To reflect that the large population of multilingual writers can translanguage in their writing information literacy practice, this study first conducted interviews to understand this phenomenon. The analysis of the interviews and expert judgement informed the development and validation of a translingual writing information literacy scale. The statistical analysis demonstrates the validity and reliability of the scale and shows that translingual writing information literacy is unidimensional. This paper ends with discussion of the potential research and pedagogical value of this scale.

Jun 6, 2024 2:00 pm — 2:30 pm