ERIC Number: EJ535835
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1996
Reference Count: 0
Humour as an Interpersonal Resource in Adult Numeracy Classes.
Language and Education, v10 n2&3 p187-200 1996
Investigates the role of language in adult numeracy classrooms, utilizing the resources of systemic functional linguistics and constructs derived from conversational analysis and ethnomethodology to examine how these classrooms are constructed in discourse. The study characterizes these classrooms as mixed-mode discourse sites and examines how humour is used to establish tenor relations. (40 references) (Author/CK)
Publication Type: Reports - Research; Journal Articles
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: N/A
Note: Special issue: Discursive Construction of Educational Identities.