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Discourse in the classroom

Discourse in the classroom

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Published by [s.n.] in [s.l.] .
Written in English


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StatementR.M. Coulthard [...et al].
ContributionsCoulthard, Malcolm, 1943-
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL14110432M

Noting that classroom communication is a central issue in school systems, because spoken language is the medium by which much teaching takes place, this book investigates classroom discourse within the framework of applied linguistics, and discusses research drawn from elementary, secondary and postsecondary classrooms. The first section deals with talk with the teacher, and includes chapters Cited by: Set up classroom norms so that everyone knows their role in the classroom. The teacher's role includes orchestrating discourse by: posing questions to challenge student thinking; listening carefully and monitoring understanding; encouraging each student to participate - even if it means asking, "Who can repeat what Andrew said?".

Books Borrowing. Add or Edit Playlist. Fostering Civil Discourse: A Guide for Classroom Conversations. PDF. How can you create a safe and reflective classroom where students learn to exchange ideas and listen respectfully to each other? What strategies are most effective in helping students practice constructive civil discourse?. The authors present a social linguistic/social interactional approach to the discourse analysis of classroom language and literacy events. Building on recent theories in interactional sociolinguistics, literary theory, social anthropology, critical discourse analysis, and the New Literacy Studies, they describe a microethnographic approach to discourse analysis that/5.

Introducing language use and interaction as the basis of good teaching and learning, this invaluable book equips teachers and researchers with the tools to analyze classroom discourse and move towards more effective ting an overview of existing approaches to describing and analyzing classroom discourse, Steve Walsh identifies the principal characteristics of. Student Discourse, or students talking on-topic in an academic environment, is vital to language acquisition, student engagement and ultimately student achievement. Student discourse can happen at the partner, group, whole class, or student-to-teacher level.


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When Courtney Cazden wrote Classroom Discourse, she provided such a cogent picture of what the research tells us about classroom language that the book quickly became a classic and shaped an entire field of study.

Although other books since have addressed classroom language, none has matched Cazden's scope and by: In Discourse Analysis in the Language Classroom, Heidi Riggenbach has compiled activities that will foster this awareness by putting students in the role of discourse analysts and language researchers so that they may Discourse in the classroom book the patterns and systems for by: Classroom discourse, broadly defined, refers to all of those forms of talk that one may find within a classroom or other educational setting.

However, a review of the literature reveals that the context of what makes up classroom discourse as a unit of analysis is quite broad, and perhaps a Author: Andrew Jocuns. Offering an interdisciplinary approach, The Handbook of Classroom Discourse and Interaction presents a series of contributions written by educators and applied linguists that explores the latest research methodologies and theories related to classroom language.

Providing a comprehensive account of current perspectives on classroom discourse, the book aims to promote a fuller understanding of interaction, regarded as being central to effective teaching and introduces the concept of classroom interactional competence (CIC). classroom discourse, not only between teachers and students but also between students.

Otherwise, as a language variation, we use the term classroom discussion. adopted the term We “extended discourse” from the Harvard group [2] and use their operationalization of this term as our analytic tool forFile Size: KB.

Classroom discussion, dialogue, and discourse are the principal means of exchanging ideas, evaluating mastery, developing thinking processes, and reflecting on content and shared thoughts.

Engaging students in effective classroom talk begins by creating a discourse-rich classroom culture. Student Discourse 91 CHAPTER 4 Gilliesqxd 2/20/ PM Page or her misunderstanding. In addition, Webb and colleagues have argued that the help received is beneficial only if the student requesting it understands the explanation given and File Size: KB.

Classroom discussions are a perfect place to develop students’ ability to use textual evidence. In classroom discussions, students work with multiple ideas and have to balance new ideas with their original conclusions.

It’s a challenging task. Using evidence in discussion strengthens students’ comprehension and confidence. Discourse Analysis in Classrooms: Approaches to Language and Literacy Research, adequately addresses the question of multiple perspectives in two ways: first, byAuthor: Laura Rutter Strickling.

It describes and characterises the most common classroom practices and their discourse features, using extracts from English language lessons. The aim is to offer a sketch of classroom discourse, as opposed to a detailed description, since many of the themes and issues raised here will be dealt with in more detail in the rest of the book.

Generally, classroom discourse encompasses different types of written and spoken communication that happen in the classroom. Today, that definition goes even deeper to include representing, thinking, interpreting, expressing, reflecting.

Traditional Classroom Discourse. Classroom discourse is traditionally described as the language (both oral and written) used by teachers and students in the classroom for the purpose of communication.

While the concept of discourse isn’t unique to education, the classroom format has evolved over the years. When Courtney Cazden wrote Classroom Discourse, she provided such a cogent picture of what the research tells us about classroom language that the book quickly became a classic and shaped an entire field of gh other books since have addressed classroom language, none has matched Cazden's scope and vision.

Now, thirteen years later, we've witnessed such/5(4). One powerful tool for enhancing that understanding is classroom discourse. The NCTM's Principles and Standards for School Mathematics () speaks to the need for students to make conjectures, experiment with problem-solving strategies, argue about mathematics, and justify their thinking.

Introducing language use and interaction as the basis of good teaching and learning, this invaluable book equips teachers and researchers with the tools to analyze classroom discourse and move towards more effective instruction.

Presenting an overview of existing approaches to describing and analyzing classroom discourse, Steve Walsh identifies the principal characteristics of classroom. Academic discourse has always been part of the classroom. Teachers have long understood the importance of using language to transmit ideas.

In the early history of education, teachers talked for most of the instructional day while students were quiet and completed their assigned tasks. Written Discourse. The teacher can choose any piece of informative written discourse that serves the main objective(s) of the lesson.

In addition, through the same text, the teacher can highlight other aspects of written English like punctuations or capitalization depending on the age and the level of the students. CLASSROOM DISCOURSE Graham Nuthall. COGNITIVE PERSPECTIVE Arthur Graesser Natalie Person.

CLASSROOM DISCOURSE. The term classroom discourse refers to the language that teachers and students use to communicate with each other in the classroom. Talking, or conversation, is the medium through which most teaching takes place, so the study of classroom discourse is the.

This curriculum will introduce basic tools for teaching civil discourse. It is not subject-spe-cific; on the contrary, these tools of argumentation and discussion lend themselves to any subject in any classroom.

That said, a variety of challenges should be expected when embarking on a course of teach-ing civil discourse. that classroom discourse is about creating an abundance of oral texts that the students and the teacher interpret.

This interpretation of how to comprehend the message, the source of the message, and the truth or correctness of the message is central to classroom discourse. As .This book offers a model of classroom discourse analysis that uses systemic functional linguistic theory and associated genre theory to develop a view of classroom episodes as 'curriculum genres', some of which operate in turn as part of larger unities of work called 'curriculum macrogenres'.

Bridging Discourses in the ESL Classroom examines the interactions between learners and teachers in the language classroom. It aims to identify patterns of .