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Investigating Classroom Talk

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ISBN-10: 0750703253

ISBN-13: 9780750703253

Edition: 2nd 1994 (Revised)

Authors: A. D. Edwards, D. P. G. Westgate

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List price: $61.95
Edition: 2nd
Copyright year: 1994
Publisher: Taylor & Francis Group
Publication date: 8/1/1994
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 216
Size: 6.50" wide x 9.50" long x 0.50" tall
Weight: 0.836
Language: English

Series Editor's Preface to the Second Edition
Glossary of Essential terms
Introduction
A Rationale for Researching Classroom Talk
The Educational Status of Classroom Talk
The Status of Talk as Evidence
Concepts and Terminology
Characteristic Patterns of Classroom Talk
Varieties of Classroom Language
Varieties of Classroom Discourse
Status, Knowledge, and Unequal Communicative Rights
Research Purposes, Practices and Problems
Choice of Approach
Recording and Transcribing
Reality Observed
Reality Reported
Coding Classroom Interaction
Systematic Classroom Observation: Purposes and Methods
Systematic Classroom Observation: Assumptions and Limitations
Interpreting Classroom Communication: Turns, Sequences and Meanings
Learning the 'Language'
Curriculum and Communication
The Methodical Management of Turns and Topics
The 'Essential' Teaching Exchange
Analyses of Classroom Discourse
A Linguistic View
'Normal' Classroom Discourse
Competence in the Classroom
A Language Gap Between Home and School?
Conclusion
Annotated Bibliography
References
Author Index
Subject Index