The Discourse of Post-16 English Teaching.

Frank Hardman, John Williamson

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Analysis of the discourse styles of 10 British teachers of English showed that teacher-led recitation was the dominant practice, though it imposed linguistic and cognitive constraints on students. This practice follows the transmission model rather than the constructivist model of learning. (SK).
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)5-14
Number of pages10
JournalEducational Review
Issue number1
Publication statusPublished - 1998

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Database: ERIC

Record type: New.

Language: English

DataStar source field: Educational Review, Feb 1998, vol. 50, no. 1, p. 5-14, ISSN: 0013-1911.

DataStar update date: 19990101

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