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A critical analysis of the role of wait time in classroom interactions and the effects on student and teacher interactional behaviours

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Extending the pauses between a teacher asking a question and a student responding, or the pauses following a student's response (wait time), has been recommended as a way of improving classroom learning. Drawing upon the Conversation Analysis literature on classroom interactions alongside extracts of classroom interactions, the relationship between these pauses and the interactional behaviour of teachers and students is examined. Extended wait time is structurally built in to classroom inte...

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University of Oxford
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SSD
Department:
Education
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Institution:
University of Oxford
Division:
SSD
Department:
Education
Role:
Author
Journal:
Cambridge Journal of Education
Publication date:
2015-03-10
Acceptance date:
2015-01-13
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EISSN:
1469-3577
ISSN:
0305-764X
Language:
English
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2015-01-20

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