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Cadierno, Teresa, Ed. – 1999
Essays on second-language (L2) listening comprehension include: "On Second Language Comprehension and Acquisition: Interactional and Psycholinguistic Perspectives" (Teresa Cadierno), a general theoretical overview of these processes; "Listening to Lectures" (Anne Jensen), a discussion of some characteristics of lectures and description of a study…
Descriptors: Class Activities, Classroom Techniques, Discourse Analysis, Foreign Countries
Garvin, Tabitha Ann – ProQuest LLC, 2011
This study is an exploration of alternative teacher professional development. While using symbolic interactionism for a research lens, it characterizes the discursive practices commonly found in formal, informal, and blended-space speech communities based on the talk within a leadership-development program comprised of five female, church-based…
Descriptors: Blended Learning, Professional Development, Discourse Communities, Discourse Modes
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Rusch, Edith A.; Horsford, Sonya Douglass – International Journal of Educational Management, 2009
Purpose: The purpose of this paper is to seek to conceptualize a theory of self-contribution as a framework for understanding and demonstrating the dispositions and skills academics and educational leaders need to break the silence and engage in constructive talk about race across color lines. Design/methodology/approach: Brian Fay's framework for…
Descriptors: Critical Theory, Epistemology, Instructional Leadership, Diversity (Institutional)
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Kinkead, Joyce – CEA Forum, 2021
Undergraduate English majors should have opportunities to conduct meaningful, authentic research. This essay outlines a research methods course that introduces students to empirical research with qualitative and quantitative tools. Over the course of the term, students complete a whole-class project that models the process and then also complete…
Descriptors: Undergraduate Students, Majors (Students), English Instruction, Student Research
Kiesa, Abby; Orlowski, Alexander P.; Levine, Peter; Both, Deborah; Kirby, Emily Hoban; Lopez, Mark Hugo; Marcelo, Karlo Barrios – Center for Information and Research on Civic Learning and Engagement (CIRCLE), 2007
In 1993, The Charles F. Kettering Foundation published "College Students Talk Politics," a national study conducted by the Harwood Group and based on focus groups on ten American campuses. The study found, among other things, that students considered politics "irrelevant" to their lives and saw little purpose in ever actively participating in the…
Descriptors: College Students, Student Attitudes, Focus Groups, Political Attitudes
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Markee, Numa – Applied Linguistics, 2008
This paper is principally about methodology. It first summarizes five issues in the emerging research agenda of conversation analysis-for-second language acquisition (CA-for-SLA), and develops empirically based analyses of classroom talk that occurs over several days and months to illustrate how a longitudinal learning behavior tracking (LBT)…
Descriptors: Second Language Learning, Discourse Analysis, Classroom Communication, Longitudinal Studies
Kim, Younhee – ProQuest LLC, 2009
This dissertation examines conversations between L1 and L2 English speakers for interactional procedures whereby speakers make an initial reference to a target and achieve recognition of it, using the methodology of conversation analysis. Data comes from a series of conversations between two Korean adolescents and one American graduate student.…
Descriptors: Interpersonal Communication, Content Analysis, Native Speakers, Graduate Students
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Graff, Nelson – Educational Research, 2009
Background: Research on teacher-student relationships has focused logically on classroom talk. Investigations of classroom talk range from broad consideration of the structures of such talk to a somewhat narrower focus on the interpersonal dimensions of such talk, and their consequences for student achievement and motivation. Purpose: This study…
Descriptors: Discussion, Investigations, Classroom Communication, Participant Observation
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Davidson, Christina – Journal of Early Childhood Research, 2010
The development of transcripts is central to the work of many researchers yet questions of what and how researchers transcribe, and why, receive little attention in research literature. Conversation analysis is one research approach that has consistently addressed the integral relationship between theoretical and methodological perspectives,…
Descriptors: Young Children, Transcripts (Written Records), Classroom Communication, Interpersonal Relationship
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Wall, Kate; Higgins, Steve; Glasner, Emma; Mahmout, Ulfet; Gormally, Jane – Australian Educational Researcher, 2009
The Learning to Learn in Schools Phase 3 Evaluation was a four year project across England exploring the concept of Learning to Learn in 33 primary and secondary schools. The project was funded through the UK based Campaign for Learning. One of the key aims of the project was to ensure that the locus of control in terms of development remains with…
Descriptors: Locus of Control, School Culture, Action Research, Research Methodology
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Gibson, Will – British Educational Research Journal, 2009
This paper uses Conversation Analysis to investigate the ways in which participants in an online asynchronous postgraduate reading group managed and negotiated their contributions within the discussion. Using the conversation analytic concerns with sequential organisation, adjacency pairs and topicality, this article shows the analytic insights…
Descriptors: Discourse Analysis, Educational Practices, Asynchronous Communication, Computer Mediated Communication
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Alvarez, Natalie; Solga, Kim – Research in Drama Education, 2019
Ryerson University theatre professor Natalie Alvarez is currently helming a large, interdisciplinary team in southern Ontario that is testing the power of Forum Theatre to build better, more responsive scenarios for police officer training in de-escalation and mental crisis response. In this interview, Alvarez sits down with issue editor Kim Solga…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Police Education, Mental Health, Crisis Management
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Nishiyama, Kei – International Journal of Social Research Methodology, 2018
Involvement of children in research processes requires various ethical considerations. In particular, while interviewing children, a researcher needs to take into consideration the power imbalance between a researcher and children as well as among children. This article suggests a possible way of mitigating potential risks, drawing on the idea and…
Descriptors: Research Methodology, Participation, Children, Communities of Practice
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Gilles, Brent; Buck, Gayle – International Journal of Research in Education and Science, 2019
Fostering students' ability to engage in scientific argumentation is an essential component of science teaching.. Unfortunately, research shows that teachers often lack sufficient prior experiences. As teacher educators, we sought to better understand how to effectively provide such critical experiences. Furthermore, we wanted to understand how…
Descriptors: Educational Practices, Higher Education, Science Teachers, Science Instruction
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Blake, Michelle; Gallimore, Vanya – New Review of Academic Librarianship, 2018
In Spring 2016 the University of York launched a research project to better understand academic staff. Ambitiously titled 'Understanding Academics' the project centred around the use of specific ethnographic methodologies and in particular two UX techniques: cognitive mapping followed by semi-structured interviews. The use of UX methodologies put…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, College Faculty, Teacher Responsibility, Teacher Attitudes
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