Language, Knowledge and Pedagogy by Frances Christie
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Language, Knowledge and Pedagogy
By Frances Christie

Language, Knowledge and Pedagogy

Functional Linguistic and Sociological Perspectives

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Language, Knowledge and Pedagogy by Frances Christie

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This book explores the nature of knowledge, language and pedagogy from the perspective of two complementary theories: systemic functional linguistics, and Bernstein-inspired sociology. Bernstein's sociology of knowledge makes a distinction between horizontal and vertical discourses as ways in which knowledge is transmitted in institutional settings, with teachers as agents of symbolic control. Systemic functional linguists have explored educational discourse according to similar hierarchies, and by bringing the two perspectives together this book shows the impact of language on knowledge and pedagogy. The contributors examine the different structures of knowledge and the flow of information within the school context, but also according to language in early childhood, literacy, English, the social sciences, science and mathematics. The result is a progressive and dynamic analysis of knowledge structures at work in educational institutions. Language, Knowledge and Pedagogy makes a major contribution to linguistics, applied linguistics and educational theory. It will be of interest to researchers working in these areas.

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Book Details

ISBN: 9781847065728
ISBN-10: 1847065724
Format: Paperback
(234mm x 156mm x 15mm)
Pages: 282
Imprint: Continuum International Publishing Group Ltd.
Publisher: Bloomsbury Publishing PLC
Publish Date: 18-Sep-2008
Country of Publication: United Kingdom

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Language Education Throughout the School Years by Frances Christie Language Education Throughout the School Years, Paperback (April 2012)

This volume explores the evolution in language use experienced by children and young people throughout school, and the ways they become more conscious about its multi-functionality and the choices open to them in making meaning.

School Discourse by Frances Christie School Discourse, Paperback (September 2010)

Tracks the developmental changes in writing across the schools curriculum, enhancing a key area of research in applied linguistics. Using a systemic functional grammar, this book outlines developmental changes in writing in three major areas of the school curriculum - English, history, and science.

Language Education in the Primary Years by Frances Christie Language Education in the Primary Years, Paperback (July 2005)

This book is intended as a textbook for teacher education in the primary years. Drawing on much recent research into language and literacy, especially Systemic Functional Linguistic theory, it provides basic principles for understanding the teaching of the English language.

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Author Biography - Frances Christie

Frances Christie is Emeritus Professor of Language and Literacy Education at the University of Melbourne, Australia and Honorary Professor at the University of Sydney, Australia. J. R. Martin is Professor of Linguistics at the University of Sydney, Australia.

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