Rhetoric and Educational Discourse: Persuasive Texts / Edition 1

Rhetoric and Educational Discourse: Persuasive Texts / Edition 1

by Richard Edwards, Katherine Nicoll, Nicky Solomon, Robin Usher
     
 

ISBN-10: 0415296706

ISBN-13: 9780415296700

Pub. Date: 08/24/2004

Publisher: Taylor & Francis

Rhetoric and Educational Discourse is a useful resource for postgraduate and research students in education and applied linguistics. The book will also be of interest to academics and researchers in these fields of study and those interested in discursive approaches to research and scholarship.  See more details below

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Rhetoric and Educational Discourse is a useful resource for postgraduate and research students in education and applied linguistics. The book will also be of interest to academics and researchers in these fields of study and those interested in discursive approaches to research and scholarship.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780415296700
Publisher:
Taylor & Francis
Publication date:
08/24/2004
Pages:
208
Product dimensions:
6.14(w) x 9.21(h) x 0.50(d)

Table of Contents

1Introduction : acts of seduction?1
2Rhetorical practices13
3Metaphors of and in learning and teaching29
4Inventing the 'good teacher'51
5Cyberspace, cyberbole : metaphorizing the virtual70
6Taking up workplace learning93
7Action at a distance : the rhetoric of research management112
8Sultans of spin?131
9The migrating and forging of policy151
10Writing research168

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