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ERIC Number: EJ950260
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2011-Dec
Pages: 16
Abstractor: As Provided
Reference Count: 27
ISSN: ISSN-0161-7761
Ethnographic Monitoring: Hymes's Unfinished Business in Educational Research
van der Aa, Jef; Blommaert, Jan
Anthropology & Education Quarterly, v42 n4 p319-334 Dec 2011
This essay describes the process of Hymesian monitoring, a collaborative effort to understand voice in education, so crucial in Hymes's later work. A report of ethnographic monitoring in 1970s Philadelphia and a recent collaborative project in the Caribbean demonstrate how one can work from the voice of the pupil, through that of the analyst toward that of the teacher and back, checking what each party brought into the analysis and treating each of these voices as legitimate.
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Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Descriptive
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Language: English
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Identifiers - Location: Pennsylvania