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A Language as Social Semiotic-Based Approach to Teaching and Learning in Higher Education

A Language as Social Semiotic-Based Approach to Teaching and Learning in Higher Education

Caroline Coffin , Jim Donohue , Mary J. Schleppegrell (Series Editor)

ISBN: 978-1-118-92382-5

Jun 2014, Wiley-Blackwell

212 pages

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$43.95

Description

This monograph offers research-based perspectives and linguistically informed approaches to supporting language and literacy development in higher education.

Series Editor’s Foreword vii – x

Acknowledgments xi

Chapter 1. Language, Teaching, and Learning: General Orientations 1 – 10

Chapter 2. A LASS Approach to Teaching and Learning: Theoretical Foundations 11 – 38

Chapter 3. A LASS Approach to Teaching and Learning: Analytical Tools 39 – 84

Chapter 4. “This Is Description, Not Film Analysis”: Semiotically Mediating Genre, Conceptual Formations, and Text Development 85–145

Chapter 5. “48 Marks Knocked Off for Academic Writing or Lack of Really Annoyed Me”: Genre, Conceptual Formations, and Semantic Variation 147–204

Chapter 6. “I Feel Very New to It and Very Inexperienced”: Semantic Orientation, Semiotic Mediation, and the Genres and Registers of Online Discussion Forums 205 – 254

Chapter 7. Implementing a LASS Approach to Teaching and Learning 255 – 286

References  287 – 297

Index 299 – 308