Chapter 40. Classroom Discourse and Interaction: Reading Across the Traditions

  1. Bernard Spolsky and
  2. Francis M. Hult
  1. Lesley A. Rex and
  2. Judith L. Green

Published Online: 10 MAR 2008

DOI: 10.1002/9780470694138.ch40

The Handbook of Educational Linguistics

The Handbook of Educational Linguistics

How to Cite

Rex, L. A. and Green, J. L. (2008) Classroom Discourse and Interaction: Reading Across the Traditions, in The Handbook of Educational Linguistics (eds B. Spolsky and F. M. Hult), Blackwell Publishing Ltd, Oxford, UK. doi: 10.1002/9780470694138.ch40

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 10 MAR 2008
  2. Published Print: 1 JAN 2008

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9781405154109

Online ISBN: 9780470694138

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Keywords:

  • classroom interaction;
  • diversity of language;
  • communicative patterns;
  • microethnographic studies;
  • conversation analysis

Summary

This chapter contains section titled:

  • An Overview of Distinctions between Classroom Interactions and Classroom Discourse

  • Fluidity of Society: Growing Diversity and Education

  • Major Theoretical Traditions Framing the Study of Discourse and Classroom Interaction

  • Conclusions: Some Philosophical and Epistemological Distinctions