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Emily Jane Braun – ProQuest LLC, 2023
Aphasia, language disorder after acquired brain injury, is a chronic condition negatively impacting functional communication and quality of life. More than two million individuals in the United States have aphasia and the most common cause of aphasia is stroke. Further understanding of post-stroke aphasia will ultimately allow for development of…
Descriptors: Aphasia, Discourse Modes, Behavioral Science Research, Brain Hemisphere Functions
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Ryan M. Ware; Julie L. Zilles – Written Communication, 2024
This article reports on a mentoring case from a transdisciplinary, longitudinal writing-across-the-curriculum (WAC) initiative in which the situated complexities of integrating new writing pedagogies were observed and supported. Considering this case through an agential realist lens, we introduce the concept of "discursive turbulence":…
Descriptors: Writing Across the Curriculum, STEM Education, Visual Measures, Educational Change
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Miller, Elizabeth R; Gkonou, Christina – Applied Linguistics, 2023
This article explores how the language teachers in our study associated particular teaching experiences with feeling happy in qualitative interview accounts. Adopting a critical poststructural orientation, it uses the concept of sticky objects (Ahmed 2010; Benesch 2017) to explore how contexts, social discourses, relationships and emotional norms…
Descriptors: Language Teachers, Caring, Psychological Patterns, Teacher Attitudes
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Mehrdad Vasheghani Farahani; Zahra Ghane – Australian Journal of Language and Literacy, 2022
Discourse markers can have various functions depending on the context in which they are used. Taking this into consideration, in this corpus-based research, we analyzed and unveiled quantitatively and qualitatively the functions of four discourse markers in academic spoken English. To this purpose, four discourse markers, i.e., "I mean,"…
Descriptors: Oral English, Language Styles, Discourse Modes, Academic Language
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Lombardi, Doug; Matewos, Ananya M.; Jaffe, Joshua; Zohery, Vivian; Mohan, Svetha; Bock, Kellyann; Jamani, Sonia – Discourse Processes: A Multidisciplinary Journal, 2022
Instructional scaffolds may promote science learning, particularly for topics that are controversial. Scaffolding may also need to be autonomy supportive, particularly for adolescents, and designed to facilitate scientific discourse and agency. The purpose of the present study was to investigate differences in middle school students' discourse and…
Descriptors: Science Instruction, Scaffolding (Teaching Technique), Personal Autonomy, Middle School Students
Longo, Nicholas V. – Metropolitan Universities, 2023
Place-based education makes a compelling case that the pedagogy of colleges and universities must be re-imagined to be more relevant and engaged. This article argues for a specific approach to place-based education--what has been termed "deliberative pedagogy"--offering an emerging practical philosophy that applies insights from…
Descriptors: Colleges, Universities, Institutional Role, Democracy
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Qinling Zhou; Fengjiao Du; Yueli Lu; Hanwei Wang; Herman; Shunzhi Yang – Language Testing in Asia, 2024
This study investigates the evolution of reading comprehension abilities in Indonesian learners of the Chinese Heritage Language (CHL), by comparing their scores on the Chinese Proficiency Test, a test specifically designed for CHL learners. A total of 275 candidates, divided into early adolescent (M[subscript age] = 13.56), late adolescent…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Adolescents, Young Adults, Second Language Learning
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Oliveira, Gabrielle; Gallo, Sarah – International Journal of Qualitative Studies in Education (QSE), 2023
Drawing on empirical data from two ethnographic studies on familial im/migration and education on both sides of the Mexico-U.S. border, in this article, we focus on critical incidents that resulted in listening realignment during data collection in which children deploy their politicized funds of knowledge (PFOK) (Gallo & Link) to shape the…
Descriptors: Personal Autonomy, Foreign Countries, Personal Narratives, Mexican Americans
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Areljung, Sofie; Günther-Hanssen, Anna – Contemporary Issues in Early Childhood, 2022
STEAM (science, technology, engineering, arts and mathematics) education is currently gaining ground in many parts of the world, particularly in higher stages of the educational system. Foreseeing a development of STEAM policy and research also in the early years, this colloquium seeks to bring questions of gendering processes to the table. The…
Descriptors: STEM Education, Art Education, Early Childhood Education, Sex
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Sriwisathiyakun, Kanyarat; Dhamanitayakul, Chawaporn – Education and Information Technologies, 2022
Intelligent conversational agents have been implemented as virtual assistants in mobile applications to facilitate, engage, and interact with users for optimal learning experiences. With 24/7 availability, providing instant and consistent responses, chatbots, as a type of intelligent conversational agent, will help benefit the learning…
Descriptors: Older Adults, Foreign Countries, Technological Literacy, Discourse Modes
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Kuhn, Deanna; Halpern, Mariel – Social Studies, 2022
Social studies educators who applaud discourse-based approaches may benefit by adding research on argumentation to their conceptual toolkit. We make the case here for its value, in particular emphasizing that argumentation skill needs to develop, suggesting an apprenticeship model of this development and highlighting evidence supporting it.
Descriptors: Social Studies, Persuasive Discourse, Skill Development, Teaching Methods
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Bertram, Carol; Mxenge, Ntombi – Journal of Education Policy, 2023
Early post-apartheid policies envisaged a South African teacher who had autonomy to make professional judgements based on their school context and learners' needs. However, over the last decade, the state has increasingly monitored learner achievement and teachers' work. In this paper, we show how the professional development activities provided…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, High School Teachers, Biological Sciences, Faculty Development
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Olawoyin, Omomayowa; Kribs, Christopher M.; Joswick, Candace – Mathematics Education Research Journal, 2023
The study of pivotal teaching moments (PTMs) offers significant insights into mathematics classroom interactions. PTMs are student-generated instances within a lesson that provide opportunities for teachers to modify planned instruction (Stockero & Van Zoest, 2013). Given the importance of interactions and discourse in students' mathematical…
Descriptors: Elementary School Teachers, Mathematics Instruction, Cognitive Processes, Discourse Modes
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Tentolouris, Filippos – Curriculum Journal, 2021
The goal of this article is to explore the conceptualisations of writing in the curricula and the teachers' guides of Greek preschool education (4-6 years of age). Ivanic's framework of the six discourses of writing (the skills discourse, the creativity discourse, the process discourse, the genre discourse, the social practices discourse and the…
Descriptors: Teaching Guides, Writing Instruction, Preschool Curriculum, Preschool Education
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Qian, Leyi; Yang, Yong; Zhao, Yali – Reading and Writing: An Interdisciplinary Journal, 2021
This study aims to explore to what extent syntactic complexity predicts holistic scores generated by China's two prominent automated writing evaluation systems--"pigai" and "iWrite," the results of which will have some implications for the validity of these two systems. In the meanwhile, this study targets how syntactic…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Syntax, Difficulty Level, Scores
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