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Educational Dialogues: Understanding and Promoting Productive Interaction

Littleton, Karen and Howe, Christine eds. (2010). Educational Dialogues: Understanding and Promoting Productive Interaction. London: Routledge.

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Abstract

Educational Dialogues provides a clear, accessible and well-illustrated case for the importance of dialogue and its significance for learning and teaching. The contributors characterise the nature of productive dialogues, to specify the conditions and pedagogic contexts within which such dialogues can most effectively be resourced and promoted.
Drawing upon a broad range of theoretical perspectives, this collection examines: theoretical frameworks for understanding teaching and learning dialogues; teacher-student and student-student interaction in the curricular contexts of mathematics, literacy, science, ICT and philosophy; the social contexts supporting productive dialogues; implications for pedagogic design and classroom practice
Bringing together contributions from a wide range of internationally renowned researchers, this book will form essential reading for all those concerned with the use of dialogue in educational contexts.

Item Type: Edited Book
Copyright Holders: 2010 Karen Littleton and Christine Howe for selection and editorial material, 2010 The Authors, individual chapters
ISBN: 0-415-46215-0, 978-0-415-46215-0
Academic Unit/Department: Education and Language Studies
Interdisciplinary Research Centre: Centre for Research in Education and Educational Technology (CREET)
Item ID: 24393
Depositing User: Users 9543 not found.
Date Deposited: 19 Nov 2010 09:36
Last Modified: 23 Oct 2012 14:29
URI: http://oro.open.ac.uk/id/eprint/24393
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