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Title: Verbal/Visual Narrative Texts in Higher Education
Edited By: Martin Solly
Michelangelo Conoscenti
Sandra Campagna
URL: http://www.peterlang.com/Index.cfm?vLang=E&vSiteID=4&vSiteName=BookDetail%2Ecfm&VID=11672
Series Title: Linguistic Insights. Studies in Language and Communication. Vol. 80
Description:

The present is a time of major change in the world of higher education.
Conceptions of knowledge and learning as well as course provision are being
powerfully altered by current socio-political agendas, constantly evolving
technology, demographic developments. The question of identity and its
construction in narrative are central to reflection on these issues. Indeed
the construction of multimodal/hybridized narratives involves discoursal
processes where perceptions of culture and identity, attitudinal and
evaluative stances are represented, negotiated, marginalized, transformed.

This volume presents a rich variety of perspectives on verbal/visual
narrative texts in higher education coming from Europe, North America,
South Africa, China and Australia. It includes case studies and original
research from a wide spectrum of disciplinary domains (political science,
law, medicine, biology, ICT, teacher education) set in a range of different
education contexts (online communities and classrooms;
native-speaker/nonnative-speaker, intercultural and
multilingual/multiethnic milieus).


Contents:

Martin Solly: Introduction - David Block: Narrative, Identity and
Interviews: A Personal Reflection on Key Constructs and Analytical
Practices - Lawrence M. Solan: Talking like a Person, Thinking like a
Lawyer (and Vice versa) - Davide Simone Giannoni: Biomedical Laboratory
Narratives: Linguistic and Disciplinary Traits - Ying Danjun/Huang Aifeng:
Narratives in Interaction: Co-constructing Teacher Identity within
Classroom Discourse - Martin Solly: Narrative and Identity in Contemporary
Language Learning Policy - Robin Goodfellow: Digital Literacies: Texts,
Knowledge and Power in Higher Education - Carey Jewitt: A Multimodal Take
on School English - Sandra Campagna: The Truman Show of the High-fliers
Market: a Case Study of Educational Identity - Margaret Rasulo: The Concept
of 'Identity Formation' within Online Professional Learning Communities -
Anthony Baldry: What is Multimodality for? Syllabus Construction in English
Text Studies for Communication Sciences - Felix Banda: Contrasting
Discourse Practices and Interaction Strategies among Urban and Rural Black
Students in English Tertiary Education Contexts in South Africa - Robyn
Woodward-Kron: Learner Medical Discourse and Intercultural Clinical
Communication: Towards a Contextually Informed Teaching Framework -
Michelangelo Conoscenti: Intercultural Issues in a Virtual Diplomacy SIG: A
Discourse Analysis Approach - Maria Cristina Paganoni: Local and Global
Identity on News Sites: Al Jazeera's English-language Website - Giuseppina
Cortese: Focus on Narrative. Linguistic and Textual Empowerment in Learning
as Action Research.

Publication Year: 2008
Publisher: Peter Lang AG
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Linguistic Field(s): Applied Linguistics
Discourse Analysis
Language Acquisition
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Versions:
Format: Paperback
ISBN-13: 9783039116720
Pages: 384
Prices: U.S. $ 96.95
U.K. £ 46.90
Europe EURO 62.50