Rhetoric and Educational Discourse: Persuasive Texts / Edition 1

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Overview

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.
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780415296700
  • Publisher: Taylor & Francis
  • Publication date: 8/24/2004
  • Edition number: 1
  • Pages: 208
  • Product dimensions: 6.14 (w) x 9.21 (h) x 0.50 (d)

Meet the Author

Richard Edwards is Professor of Educattion and Katherine Nicoll is Lecturer in Education, both at the University of Stirling. Nicky Solomon is Associate Professor of Education at the University of Technology, Sydney. Robin Usher is Professor of Education at RMIT University in Melbourne.

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Table of Contents

1 Introduction : acts of seduction? 1
2 Rhetorical practices 13
3 Metaphors of and in learning and teaching 29
4 Inventing the 'good teacher' 51
5 Cyberspace, cyberbole : metaphorizing the virtual 70
6 Taking up workplace learning 93
7 Action at a distance : the rhetoric of research management 112
8 Sultans of spin? 131
9 The migrating and forging of policy 151
10 Writing research 168
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