Classroom Discourse Research Paper by The Research Group

Classroom Discourse
Discusses the structure of classroom discourse.
# 73323 | 3,825 words | 7 sources | MLA | 2004 | US
Published on Dec 01, 2004 in Education (Teaching Methods) , Education (General)

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This paper presents an introduction and discussion of classroom discourse. The paper discusses the types of discourse situations in classrooms and analyzes current thinking about classroom discourse.

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"Teaching is a demanding profession in which no two students are alike and no two days are alike. Teachers are responsible for motivating, liberating, educating and inspiring their students. Ira Shor, in "Empowering Education", suggests that good teachers do not talk at their students they talk with them. Similarly, a good teacher will not impart information unilaterally to students but will dialogue with students and encourage students to share their opinions. Ideally, such discussions will be simultaneously spontaneous and structured. David Reynolds, in "Educational Review" disagrees with..."

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