Teachers in an Online Seminar Talking About Talk: Classroom Discourse and School Change

@article{Lapadat2003TeachersIA,
  title={Teachers in an Online Seminar Talking About Talk: Classroom Discourse and School Change},
  author={Judith C. Lapadat},
  journal={Language and Education},
  year={2003},
  volume={17},
  pages={21 - 41}
}
  • J. Lapadat
  • Published 1 April 2003
  • Sociology, Education
  • Language and Education
This paper presents a discourse analysis of contributions to an online interactive discussion forum of a graduate-level education course on the topic of Discourse in Classrooms. The purpose of the analysis is twofold. First, I examine the content of postings over the first one third of the 13-week course to describe participants' emerging perspectives on: (1) the role of classroom and school discourse in shaping student identity, (2) the role of discourse in reflecting and transforming schools… 
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