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James Gee (Reading as Situated James Gee (Reading as Situated Language) Language) http://website.education.wisc.edu/gls/people_gee.htm http://www.education.wisc.edu/edpsych/facstaff/gee.htm J.G. argues for: e) “A broader perspective in reading” f) “Reading and Writing cannot be separated from speaking, listening, and interacting” (p. 116)
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Situated Action Situated Action “Meaning in language is tied to people’s experiences of situated action in material and social world” (p.117) “Meanings of words, phrases, and sentences are always situated, that is, customized to our actual contexts” (p. 118)
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Going beyond the text Going beyond the text
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Unformatted text preview: Reading instruction must move well beyond relations internal to texts. Reading instruction must be rooted in the connections of texts to engagement in and simulations of actions, activities, and interactions to real and imagined material and social works (p. 119) Social Languages are embedded Social Languages are embedded within Discourses p. 124 within Discourses p. 124 To know a particular social language is either to be able to do a particular identity, using that social language, or to be able to recognize such an identity, when we do not want to or cannot actively participate. (p. 122)...
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This note was uploaded on 06/06/2008 for the course EDUC-L 502 taught by Professor Sun during the Fall '07 term at Indiana.

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