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Discourse, Learning, and Schooling Deborah Hicks

Discourse, Learning, and Schooling

Deborah Hicks

Published December 11th 2008
ISBN : 9780521087926
Paperback
304 pages
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Discourse, Learning, and Schooling explores theoretical and methodological relationships between childrens discourse--or socially used language--and their learning in educational settings. Authors in this volume address a range of issues, includingMoreDiscourse, Learning, and Schooling explores theoretical and methodological relationships between childrens discourse--or socially used language--and their learning in educational settings. Authors in this volume address a range of issues, including literacy, authorship, the construction of self, and classroom interaction. The chapters range from research studies of classroom discourse to essays reflecting on discourse and literacies. Collectively these chapters reflect both sociocognitive perspectives on relations among discourse, learning, and schooling, and sociocultural perspectives on discourse and literacies among diverse cultural groups.