Conversation analysis and online talk

My most recent paper with Jessica Lester and Amber Warren has been published, and this one was a long time in the making. For years now we’ve been concerned about the (perhaps over-) reliance on scripts and scaffolds to facilitate online conversations in educational contexts. Prescribing certain ways of talking together is not always the best solution, so in this piece we offer an alternate perspective on how to make sense of these conversations.

Using Conversation Analysis to Understand How Agreements, Personal Experiences, and Cognition Verbs Function in Online Discussions

 

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