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Innovative Methods and Technologies for Electronic Discourse Analysis

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With the advent of new media and Web 2.0 technologies, language and discourse have taken on new meaning, and the implications of this evolution on the nature of interpersonal communication must be addressed. Innovative Methods and Technologies for Electronic Discourse Analysis highlights research, applications, frameworks, and theories of online communication to explore recent advances in the manipulation and shaping of meaning in electronic discourse. This essential research collection will appeal to academic, research, and professional audiences engaged in the design, development, and distribution of effective communications technologies in educational, social, and linguistic contexts.

Table of Contents

  1. Cover
  2. Title Page
  3. Copyright Page
  4. Book Series
  5. Editorial Advisory Board and List of Reviewers
    1. Editorial Advisory Board
    2. List of Reviewers
  6. Preface
  7. Acknowledgment
  8. Section 1: Electronic Educational Discourse: Developments in Theory, Methods, and Applications
    1. Chapter 1: Bridging the Gap
      1. ABSTRACT
      2. INTRODUCTION
      3. BACKGROUND
      4. MAIN FOCUS OF THE CHAPTER
      5. FUTURE RESEARCH DIRECTIONS
      6. CONCLUSION
    2. Chapter 2: Analysis of Constructivist, Network-Based Discourses
      1. ABSTRACT
      2. INTRODUCTION
      3. BACKGROUND
      4. NETWORK-BASED DISCOURSE ANALYSIS
      5. DISCUSSION OF RESULTS
      6. FUTURE RESEARCH DIRECTIONS
      7. CONCLUSION
    3. Chapter 3: Understanding Online Discourse Strategies for Knowledge Building Through Social Network Analysis
      1. ABSTRACT
      2. INTRODUCTION
      3. THEORETICAL BACKGROUND
      4. FUTURE REASEARCH DIRECTION
      5. CONCLUSION
    4. Chapter 4: Inter-Animation between Utterances in Collaborative Chat Conversations
      1. ABSTRACT
      2. INTRODUCTION
      3. BACKGROUND
      4. CLASSIFICATION OF INTERACTIONS BETWEEN UTTERANCES
      5. FUTURE RESEARCH DIRECTIONS
      6. CONCLUSION
    5. Chapter 5: Using Multimodal Discourse Analysis to Identify Patterns of Problem Solving Processes in a Computer-Supported Collaborative Environment
      1. ABSTRACT
      2. INTRODUCTION
      3. BACKGROUND
      4. METHODOLOGY
      5. CASE STUDY ANALYSIS: INQUIRY LEARNING IN A VIRTUAL WORLD
      6. CASE STUDY CONCLUSIONS
      7. DISCUSSION
      8. FUTURE RESEARCH DIRECTIONS
      9. CONCLUSION
    6. Chapter 6: Studying the Suitability of Discourse Analysis Methods for Emotion Detection and Interpretation in Computer-Mediated Educational Discourse
      1. ABSTRACT
      2. INTRODUCTION
      3. BACKGROUND
      4. EXPLORING DISCOURSE ANALYSIS METHODS USED FOR EDUCATIONAL PURPOSES
      5. TEACHING MODELS AND STRATEGIES
      6. NEW GENERATION AND WEB 2.0 COMMUNICATION TECHNOLOGIES APPLIED TO EDUCATIONAL DISCOURSE
      7. OUR SOLUTION AND ITS APPLICATION IN A CASE STUDY
      8. FUTURE RESEARCH DIRECTIONS
      9. CONCLUSION
    7. Chapter 7: Social Networks and Creative Writing in EFL
      1. ABSTRACT
      2. INTRODUCTION
      3. BACKGROUND
      4. METHODOLOGY
      5. RESULTS AND DISCUSSION
      6. FUTURE RESEARCH DIRECTIONS
      7. CONCLUSION
      8. APPENDIX
    8. Chapter 8: Second Language Learners’ Spoken Discourse
      1. ABSTRACT
      2. INTRODUCTION
      3. BACKGROUND: AUTOMATIC SPEECH RECOGNITION (ASR)
      4. STATE-OF-THE-ART IN ASR-BASED COMPUTER ASSISTED LANGUAGE LEARNING (CALL) RESEARCH AND APPLICATIONS
      5. PRACTICE AND CORRECTIVE FEEDBACK IN L2 SPOKEN DISCOURSE: THE CONTRIBUTION OF ASR TECHNOLOGY
      6. ASR TECHNOLOGY AND ERROR DETECTION IN L2 PRONUNCIATION
      7. ASR TECHNOLOGY AND ERROR DETECTION IN L2 SYNTAX AND MORPHOLOGY
      8. ASR TECHNOLOGY AND CORRECTIVE FEEDBACK ON L2 SPOKEN DISCOURSE
      9. SOLUTIONS AND RECOMMENDATIONS
      10. FUTURE RESEARCH DIRECTIONS
      11. CONCLUSION
  9. Section 2: Electronic Discourse Analysis: Innovations in Theory, Methods, and Applications in Research on Society and Culture
    1. Chapter 9: Critical Electronic Discourse Analysis
      1. ABSTRACT
      2. INTRODUCTION
      3. BACKGROUND
      4. FOUNDATIONS FOR A NEW CRITICAL ELECTRONIC DISCOURSE ANALYSIS
      5. RECOMMENDATIONS
      6. FUTURE RESEARCH DIRECTIONS
      7. CONCLUSION
    2. Chapter 10: Writing to Meet Your Match
      1. ABSTRACT
      2. INTRODUCTION
      3. BACKGROUND: PROJECTING IDENTITY, IMPRESSION MANAGEMENT, AND MEETING OTHERS ONLINE
      4. METHOD: DISCOURSE ANALYSIS AND ETHNOGRAPHY
      5. DISCUSSION: RESPONSES TO QUESTIONNAIRE AND FOLLOW-UP INTERVIEWS
      6. FINDINGS: SIX YEARS LATER: LESSONS LEARNED ABOUT RHETORIC AND INTERNET DATING
      7. FUTURE RESEARCH DIRECTIONS
      8. CONCLUSION
      9. RECOMMENDATIONS
      10. APPENDIX
    3. Chapter 11: Engaging in Scientific Controversies in Science Blogs
      1. ABSTRACT
      2. INTRODUCTION
      3. BACKGROUND
      4. CORPUS AND METHOD
      5. RESULTS
      6. DISCUSSION OF RESULTS
      7. FUTURE RESEARCH DIRECTIONS
      8. CONCLUSION
    4. Chapter 12: Interactive Advertising
      1. ABSTRACT
      2. INTRODUCTION
      3. BACKGROUND
      4. IDENTITY AND STANCE IN INTERACTION
      5. APPROACH USED IN THIS ANALYSIS
      6. THE SIGNATUREHOME COMMERCIAL
      7. VIEWERS’ DISPLAYS OF IDENTITY AND STANCE IN RESPONSE TO THE COMMERCIAL
      8. FUTURE RESEARCH DIRECTIONS
      9. CONCLUSION
      10. APPENDIX
    5. Chapter 13: Statistical Discourse Analysis
      1. ABSTRACT
      2. INTRODUCTION
      3. BACKGROUND
      4. STATISTICAL DISCOURSE ANALYSIS
      5. SHOWCASING STATISTICAL DISCOURSE ANALYSIS
      6. DISCUSSION
      7. FUTURE RESEARCH DIRECTIONS
      8. CONCLUSION
    6. Chapter 14: Analyzing Blending Social and Mass Media Audiences through the Lens of Computer-Mediated Discourse
      1. ABSTRACT
      2. INTRODUCTION
      3. BACKGROUND
      4. METHOD
      5. RESULTS
      6. DISCUSSION
      7. FUTURE RESEARCH DIRECTIONS
      8. CONCLUSION
    7. Chapter 15: Reflections of Professional Practice
      1. ABSTRACT
      2. INTRODUCTION
      3. BACKGROUND
      4. EMAILS AS DISCURSIVE REPRESENTATIONS OF PROFESSIONAL PRACTICE
      5. THE REPRESENTATIONAL VALUE OF EMAILS
      6. FUTURE RESEARCH DIRECTIONS
      7. CONCLUSION
    8. Chapter 16: Computer-Aided Deductive Critical Discourse Analysis of a Case Study from Mauritius with ATLAS-ti 6.2
      1. ABSTRACT
      2. INTRODUCTION
      3. BACKGROUND
      4. COMPUTER-AIDED DEDUCTIVE CRITICAL DISCOURSE ANALYSIS
      5. FUTURE RESEARCH DIRECTIONS
      6. CONCLUSION
  10. Section 3: Future Trends: Emergent Methods for the New Media
    1. Chapter 17: Conversation Analysis and Electronic Interactions
      1. ABSTRACT
      2. INTRODUCTION
      3. BACKGROUND
      4. DATA COLLECTION
      5. DISCUSSION AND RECOMMENDATIONS
      6. FUTURE RESEARCH DIRECTIONS
      7. CONCLUSION
      8. APPENDIX: TRANSCRIPTION SYMBOLS
    2. Chapter 18: Positioning Goes to Work
      1. ABSTRACT
      2. INTRODUCTION
      3. BACKGROUND
      4. FUTURE RESEARCH DIRECTIONS
      5. CONCLUSION
    3. Chapter 19: Textuality on the Web
      1. ABSTRACT
      2. INTRODUCTION
      3. BACKGROUND
      4. STUDY DESIGN
      5. ANALYSIS
      6. FUTURE RESEARCH DIRECTIONS
      7. CONCLUSION
    4. Chapter 20: Learning on the Move in the Web 2.0
      1. ABSTRACT
      2. INTRODUCTION
      3. BACKGROUND
      4. CURRENT TECHNOLOGICAL LANDSCAPE OF M-LEARNING
      5. FUTURE RESEARCH DIRECTIONS
      6. CONCLUSION
  11. Compilation of References
  12. About the Contributors