The embodied work of teaching

Joan Kelly Hall, Stephen Daniel Looney

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Abstract

The chapters in this volume build on a growing body of ethnomethodological conversation analytic research on teaching in order to enhance our empirical understandings of teaching as embodied, contingent and jointly achieved with students in the complex management of various courses of action and larger instructional projects. Together, the chapters document the embodied accomplishment of teaching by identifying specific resources that teachers use to manage instructional projects; demonstrate that teaching entails both alignment and affiliation work; and show the significance of using high-quality audiovisual data to document the sophisticated work of teaching. By providing analytic insight into the highly-specialized work of teaching, the studies make a significant contribution to a practice-based understanding of how the life of the classroom, as lived by its members, is accomplished.

Original languageEnglish (US)
PublisherChannel View Publications
Number of pages248
ISBN (Electronic)9781788925501
ISBN (Print)9781788925488
StatePublished - Sep 30 2019

All Science Journal Classification (ASJC) codes

  • Social Sciences(all)
  • Arts and Humanities(all)

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    Hall, J. K., & Looney, S. D. (2019). The embodied work of teaching. Channel View Publications.