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Cimasko, Tony; Shin, Dong-shin – Written Communication, 2017
This study examines the composing process and authorial agency of a college ESL writer as she remediated an argumentative essay into a multimodal digital video. Employing principles of sociosemiotic ethnography, and drawing on the concepts of resemiotization and recontextualization, the study investigated multiple types of data, including an…
Descriptors: Second Language Learning, Second Language Instruction, Writing Instruction, English (Second Language)
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Karlsson, Anna-Malin; Nikolaidou, Zoe – Written Communication, 2016
This article reports on research addressing the role of incident reporting at the workplace as a textual representation of lean management techniques. It draws on text and discourse analysis as well as on ethnographic data, including interviews, recorded interaction, and observations, from two projects on workplace literacy in Sweden: a study in…
Descriptors: Manufacturing Industry, Ethnography, Writing Research, Caregivers
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Angeli, Elizabeth L. – Written Communication, 2015
This article examines memory and distributed cognition involved in the writing practices of emergency medical services (EMS) professionals. Results from a 16-month study indicate that EMS professionals rely on distributed cognition and three kinds of memory: individual, collaborative, and professional. Distributed cognition and the three types of…
Descriptors: Emergency Medical Technicians, Allied Health Personnel, Cognitive Processes, Memory
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LeBlanc, Robert Jean – Written Communication, 2015
This article examines students' literacy practices during Mass and other Catholic religious services in a multilingual, multiethnic urban Catholic school in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. It discusses three dimensions of their literacy practice: (a) how parents, teachers, and priests draw on the tradition of Catholic schooling and ritual to structure…
Descriptors: Catholic Schools, Religious Factors, Religious Education, Ethnography
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Wickman, Chad – Written Communication, 2010
This article, drawing on ethnographic study in a chemical physics research facility, explores how notebooks are used and produced in the conduct of laboratory science. Data include written field notes of laboratory activity; visual documentation of "in situ" writing processes; analysis of inscriptions, texts, and material artifacts produced in the…
Descriptors: Scientific Research, Ethnography, Physics, Laboratories
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Honig, Sheryl – Written Communication, 2010
This article reports on the types of scientific writing found in two primary grade classrooms. These results are part of a larger two-year study whose purpose was to examine the development of informational writing of second- and third-grade students as they participated in integrated science-literacy instruction. The primary purpose of the…
Descriptors: Elementary School Students, Elementary School Science, Discourse Analysis, Science Instruction
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Bremner, Stephen – Written Communication, 2006
This article, using data from a year-long study of writing processes in an institutional context, looks at the demands made on writers in workplace environments as they make requests of their colleagues. Building on Brown and Levinson's politeness theory, the study takes a view of context as being a key factor in framing requests, in addition…
Descriptors: Electronic Mail, Writing Difficulties, Writing Processes, Authors