Adam Lefstein - interacting with gen.com in classroom - popular culture, policy and the promise of dialogue.
Communicative regimes - regular patterns of interaction.
content of talk
roles - teacher/student
sequence - what is said, niceties
rules - tone,
functions - purpose,
INITIATION RESPONE EVALUATION teacher initiate - closed student response - 1-2words teacher feedback and evaluation
Castells - the Rise of the Network Society
TV.com regime - the sound bite, conflict/drama, conversationalisation, entertainment,
Urban Classroom Culture and interaction project: www.open.ac.uk/socialsciences/identities/projects/rampton.html
New communicative regime emerging - students will not accept teacher monologic discourse.
problem with the idea and definition
ignores non-academic aspects of talk - power relations, aesthetics.
ignores institutional features of schooling - roles power curriculum
based on teacher interrogation - fallacy teacher asks question/students answer
emphasis on dialogue as solution
if you want people to express themselves sometimes the worst thing you can do is ask a question
dialogue is often a problem rather than a solution
difficult for teacher
tension between wanting to follow teacher's trajectory and wanting to give kids their own.
tension on whether to rephrase thinking/ideas or not
leading the dialogue and ignoring other pathways
Getting over Socrates:
dialogue as a problem not a solution
what do we lose if we give up IRE
- shoudle we give up on whole class discussion