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ERIC Number: EJ1003541
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2013-Jun
Pages: 11
Abstractor: As Provided
Reference Count: 0
ISBN: N/A
ISSN: ISSN-0898-5898
"I Wouldn't Have Said It that Way": Mediating Professional Editorial Comments in a Secondary School Science Classroom
Kohnen, Angela M.
Linguistics and Education: An International Research Journal, v24 n2 p75-85 Jun 2013
This article presents an analysis of a videotaped lecture from a secondary school science classroom. The students in this class had drafted science journalism articles and submitted them for professional editorial review and possible publication in a science newsmagazine for a teenage audience. Before allowing her students to see the editorial feedback, the teacher prepared a lecture along with a handout; she appeared to be trying to mediate the editor's comments. Using discourse analysis, this article examines the teacher's varied roles in this class period as she worked to create a hybrid space, a space that was not a typical science classroom but was also not a professional newsroom. The article concludes that this teacher's repositioning was necessary in order for her to open her classroom to more authentic learning opportunities for her students. (Contains 1 figure.)
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Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research
Education Level: Secondary Education
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Language: English
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