From Communication to Curriculum

Front Cover
Boynton/Cook Publishers, 1992 - Education - 210 pages
0 Reviews
Reviews aren't verified, but Google checks for and removes fake content when it's identified
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.

From inside the book

What people are saying - Write a review

We haven't found any reviews in the usual places.


Preface to the First Edition
Chapter Two Learning in Small Groups
Chapter Three Ways of Thinking about Classroom

27 other sections not shown

Common terms and phrases

About the author (1992)

DOUGLAS BARNES was Reader in Education at the University of Leeds, England, until his retirement in 1989. After studying English literature at Cambridge University, he taught English at various British high schools for the first seventeen years of his career. In 1966, Barnes moved to the University of Leeds, expanding his interests to include research on the role of spoken and written language in school learning across the curriculum.

Bibliographic information