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Reading group discourse: a corpus-based analysis of argumentation and collaboration

O'Halloran, Kieran (2009). Reading group discourse: a corpus-based analysis of argumentation and collaboration. In: Argument Cultures: Ontario Society for the Study of Argumentation. Eds Hans V. Hansen et al. CD-ROM, 03-06 Jun 2009, University of Windsor, ON, Canada.

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This presentation will make a contribution to understanding the nature of debate in reading groups (i.e., people who meet to discuss books, usually novels). I will report on the findings of The Discourse of Reading Groups - a UK Arts and Humanities Research Council (AHRC) one-year, funded project (2007-2008) that aims both to gather evidence about contemporary reading practices, and to contribute to a sensitive understanding of social literary argumentation as a contemporary micro-culture.

Item Type: Conference Item
Copyright Holders: 2009 The Author
Academic Unit/Department: Education and Language Studies > Centre for Language and Communication
Education and Language Studies
Interdisciplinary Research Centre: Centre for Research in Education and Educational Technology (CREET)
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Item ID: 27968
Depositing User: Kieran O'Halloran
Date Deposited: 09 Feb 2011 16:12
Last Modified: 18 Jan 2016 10:03
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