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Research On Communicative Practices In An Alternative Classroom, Maria Alice Bonilha Apr 2018

Research On Communicative Practices In An Alternative Classroom, Maria Alice Bonilha

School of Arts & Sciences Theses

This thesis studies communications in an alternative classroom in the United States. Using an ethnographic approach and drawing from conversation analysis, the study describes the school’s model of education and analyzes students’ classroom initiations, particularly those in which students responded to the teacher’s question with a question.