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ERIC Number: EJ924475
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2007-May
Pages: 19
Abstractor: As Provided
Reference Count: 25
ISSN: ISSN-0039-3746
Signs and the Process of Interpretation: Sign as an Object and as a Process
Saenz-Ludlow, Adalira
Studies in Philosophy and Education, v26 n3 p205-223 May 2007
Historically the words representation and symbol have had overlapping meanings, meanings that usually disregard the role played by the interpreter. Peirce's theory of signs accounts for these meanings and also for the role of the interpreter. His theory draws attention to the static and dynamic nature of signs. Sign interpretation can be viewed as a continuous dynamic and evolving process. The static and dynamic nature of signs helps us understand the teaching-learning activity as a process of interpretation on the part of teacher and students. The paper attempts to explain the classroom interpretation process on the part of the actors involved using the Peircean theory of signs.
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Language: English
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