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ERIC Number: EJ917162
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2010
Pages: 9
Abstractor: As Provided
Reference Count: 17
ISSN: ISSN-0013-1172
Linguistic Acts Teachers Use in the Classroom: Verbal Stimuli
Karaduz, Adnan
Education, v130 n4 p696-704 Sum 2010
Utterances made by teachers to meet various educational aims in the classroom have a certain effect on student learning. The quality of teachers' linguistic acts influences efficiency in all aspects of the methods, techniques and strategies used in the instructional process. This study has been conducted to reveal the verbal behaviors that teachers use in the classroom, and how these influence students. The data obtained in the present study were classified into themes and analyzed descriptively. It was found that the linguistic acts used by the teacher in the classroom aimed to discipline and control students. Verbal stimuli used for this purpose showed that the behaviorist approach was reflected in classrooms.
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Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Teachers
Language: English
Sponsor: N/A
Authoring Institution: N/A