ERIC Number: EJ294838
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 1983
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Cultural Congruence in Classroom Participation Structures: Achieving a Balance of Rights.
Au, Kathryn Hu-Pei; Mason, Jane M.
Discourse Processes, v6 n2 p145-67 Apr-Jun 1983
Compares interactional rules in the lessons of a teacher who taught in a culturally congruent way and one who did not. Concludes that control over topic of discussion was maintained only by the teacher who used culturally congruent interactional patterns, and that the lessons of the other teacher were frequently sidetracked because of conflicts over interactional rules. (FL)
Publication Type: Reports - Research; Journal Articles
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