Re: [xmca] Analyses of gesture & speech

From: Mike Cole <lchcmike who-is-at>
Date: Sat Apr 28 2007 - 08:50:12 PDT

Michael-- John Haviland here at ucsd/anthro is giving a talk next week on
this topic. If you google his name he comes up
first and he seems a friendly guy who would respond to email. His talk will
be online week after next and I can forward the link
if you cannot find it.

On 4/28/07, 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
> 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)...Iım 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, Iıve recently been working with David McNeill and his
> group at the U. of Chicago (, 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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