Re: [xmca] Analyses of gesture & speech

From: Michael A. Evans <mae who-is-at vt.edu>
Date: Wed May 02 2007 - 17:02:42 PDT

Wanted to thank everyone who forwarded articles, links, and tips...this will
be extremely useful as we analyze video data over the summer months...

Cheers,
Michael~

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Michael A. Evans
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Instructional Design & Technology Program
School of Education
Virginia Tech  
> From: Carol Macdonald <carolmacdon@gmail.com>
> Reply-To: "eXtended Mind, Culture, Activity" <xmca@weber.ucsd.edu>
> Date: Mon, 30 Apr 2007 08:18:26 +0200
> To: "eXtended Mind, Culture, Activity" <xmca@weber.ucsd.edu>
> Subject: Re: [xmca] Analyses of gesture & speech
> 
> I think it should not be too difficult (cf all the helpful comments below).
> Capture all your data on  a godd audio video, watching the number count.
> Then using perhaps Sinclair and Coultard analyse the language ( which in any
> case overlaps beween speakers), then go through it again, this time matching
> the gestures to thre language.  Once you have paired language and gesture,
> then you have to work out why this should be working together: this is
> monstrously time-consuming, but it will get you where you want to go.
> Carol
> 
> 
> On 29/04/07, Wolff-Michael Roth <mroth@uvic.ca> wrote:
>> 
>> You may find my review useful for seeing what has been published in
>> the different disciplines referred to on the list:
>> Roth, W.-M. (2002). Gestures: Their role in teaching and learning.
>> Review of Educational Research, 71, 365392.
>> 
>> also, in
>> Roth, W.-M., & Lee, Y. J. (2004). Interpreting unfamiliar graphs: A
>> generative, activity-theoretic model. Educational Studies in
>> Mathematics, 57, 265290.
>> 
>> we cover mathematical cognition, gestures, and CHAT.
>> Hope this helps,
>> Michael
>> 
>> 
>> 
>> On 28-Apr-07, at 8:40 AM, Michael A. Evans wrote:
>> 
>> Dear All,
>> 
>> I was hoping you could point me to resources that critique discourse
>> analysis as an overly linguistic approach to interaction and meaning
>> making...my request is based on a desire to ground analysis of video
>> data of
>> children using manipulatives (both physical and graphically-based) in
>> collaborative efforts...what I want to capture is not only the speech
>> but
>> also gesture of primary students as they try to make sense of basic
>> geometric concepts and principles using manipulatives (tangrams,
>> pentominoes, geoboards, etc)...I'm searching for both philosophical
>> (Vygotsky, Dewey, Pierce, Mead) and methodological references that
>> emphasize
>> the need to examine gesture and speech simultaneously...
>> 
>> As for the latter, I've recently been working with David McNeill and his
>> group at the U. of Chicago (http://mcneilllab.uchicago.edu/), but was
>> hoping
>> I could get more leads from the group...
>> 
>> Thanks!
>> Michael~
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>> Instructional Design & Technology Program
>> School of Education
>> Virginia Tech
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