ERIC Number: EJ508385
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1995
Reference Count: 0
Children's Courtroom Narratives: Competence, Credibility, and the Communicative Contract.
Snyder, Lynn S.; Lindstedt, D. Elise
Topics in Language Disorders, v15 n4 p16-29 Aug 1995
Issues affecting the perceived competence and credibility of children's courtroom narratives are considered, with attention to the communicative contract and common communicative assumptions such as sincerity. The effects of children's development of comprehension monitoring skills and a theory of mind on their ability to give competent eyewitness testimony are examined. (Author/SW)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Opinion Papers
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: N/A
Note: Theme issue: "The New Narrative Landscape: Interface between Ability and Disability."