ERIC Number: ED370446
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1994
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Researching Language and Literacy in Social Context.
Graddol, David, Ed.; And Others
A collection of readings addresses issues in empirical investigation of language and literacy in a social context, and provide models useful to researchers undertaking small-scale studies. They include: "Introducing Ethnography" (Martyn Hammersley); "The Relations between Researcher and Researched: Ethics, Advocacy and Empowerment" (D. Cameron, and others); "Observing and Recording Talk in Educational Settings" (Joan Swann); "Negotiation as a Critical Factor in Learning To Read in a Second Language" (Eve Gregory); "Through Whose Eyes? Exploring Racism through Literature with White Students" (Beverley Naidoo); "'I Treat Them All the Same': Teacher-Pupil Talk in Multi-Ethnic Classrooms" (A. P. Biggs, Viv Edwards); "Reading as a Social Process in a Middle School Classroom" (David Bloome); "Children's Voices: Talk, Knowledge and Identity" (Janet Maybin); "Gender Inequalities in Classroom Talk" (Joan Swann, David Graddol); "Unequal Voices: Gender and Assessment" (Julie Fisher); "No Gap, Lots of Overlap: Turn-Taking Patterns in the Talk of Women Friends" (Jennifer Coates); "Cultural Values in Samish and Australian Children's Literature: A Corpus Linguistic Approach" (Meeri Hellsten); and "Roles, Networks and Values in Everyday Writing" (David Barton, Sarah Padmore). (MSE) (Adjunct ERIC Clearinghouse on Literacy Education)
Descriptors: Adults, Advocacy, Child Language, Childrens Literature, Classroom Communication, Cultural Pluralism, Data Collection, Ethics, Ethnography, Indigenous Populations, Interpersonal Communication, Language Research, Literacy, Literacy Education, Literary Criticism, Networks, Racial Bias, Reading Strategies, Research Design, Research Methodology, Researchers, Role Perception, Second Languages, Sex Differences, Social Values, Sociocultural Patterns, Student Evaluation, Teacher Student Relationship, Writing (Composition)
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Publication Type: Collected Works - General; Books
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