Analysis of Mediated Interaction
Published Online: 5 NOV 2012
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The Encyclopedia of Applied Linguistics
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Jones, R. H. 2012. Analysis of Mediated Interaction. The Encyclopedia of Applied Linguistics. .
- Published Online: 5 NOV 2012
Usually when we think of “mediated interaction” we think of interaction that is mediated through some rather conspicuous technology. And so, for example, we speak of “computer-mediated communication”or messages delivered via “mass media” like television, radio, or newspapers. In fact, however, all interaction is in some way mediated—at the very least through some kind of semiotic system like language.
- computer mediated communication;
- discourse analysis;
- sociocultural language studies