From Communication to Curriculum
Argues that personal and conversational interaction between teacher and pupil is a crucial aspect of the learning process. Using transcribed conversations from the classroom, this book analyzes the different styles of discourse showing the importance of unstructured conversations in schooling.
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Preface to the First Edition
Chapter Two Learning in Small Groups
Chapter Three Ways of Thinking about Classroom
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