The Organisation of Knowledge in British University Tutorial Discourse: Issues, Pedagogic Discourse Strategies and Disciplinary Identity

@inproceedings{Benwell1999TheOO,
  title={The Organisation of Knowledge in British University Tutorial Discourse: Issues, Pedagogic Discourse Strategies and Disciplinary Identity},
  author={Bethan Benwell},
  year={1999}
}
This paper represents an attempt to describe the development and structuring ofinformation and knowledge in two university tutorials. Research into topíc or information structuring in texts has to date tended to be confined to wriffen texts. In this paper I argue that spoken tutorial discourse can be described in terms of topic or information hierarchies which are linked via a finite series of rhetorical relations; these I have termed "Pedagogic Discourse Strategies". Such strategies appear to… CONTINUE READING

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