ERIC Number: EJ1024313
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2013
Abstractor: As Provided
Reference Count: 10
Intentional Language and the Power of Metaphor: Helping Students Build a Learning Community
Pate, Joseph A.; Johnson, Corey W.
Schole: A Journal of Leisure Studies and Recreation Education, v28 n1 p82-87 2013
Metaphors are an effective pedagogical tool used within the classroom to enhance and facilitate learning and growth. This article draws attention to the intentional, and sometimes even unintentional, use of metaphors with regard to what metaphors open up and afford, and how metaphors are created or formed. Specific examples of metaphors are forwarded to offer practical examples and their intended outcomes. Finally, challenges and cautions are noted for all to consider as metaphors are accessed, leveraged, and refined.
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Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: Higher Education; Postsecondary Education
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Identifiers - Location: Georgia