Discourse Analysis

Researchers analyze how students/teachers/others talk about a certain issue or during instruction. 

This study requires IRB approval.

Faculty who could oversee this kind of project:
Laura Kelly, Zac Casey, Laura Taylor

Research example:
Researchers compared and contrasted the talk during text conversations in student-driven versus teacher-driven second-grade classrooms.

Aukerman, M., Johnson, E. M., & Schuldt, L. C. (2017). Reciprocity of student and teacher discourse practices in monologically and dialogically organized text discussion. Journal of Language and Literacy Education, 13(2), 1–52. http://jolle.coe.uga.edu/wp-content/uploads/2017/11/Aukerman_JoLLE2017.pdf