COHI 100 Lecture 120111

COHI 100 Lecture 120111 - Manipulating visual reps and...

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COHI 100 Lecture 12/01/11 04:21 Situated action Multimodal communication and embodied discursive practices (week 10 topic) Minute, small things about everyday life can make you see something about large  issues/questions in society Discursive practices (practices of language that do something, like organize the world) Coding – categorization; organize world in certain units Highlighting – pointing out something that was in the background Creation and manipulation of visual representations – generating charts (archaeology),  video (Rodney King trials) Escalation vs. de-escalation Highlighting certain parts; stopping action, making it slow/chopping it
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Unformatted text preview: Manipulating visual reps and creating them Court trial Lawyer = highlighting tools by bringing it in from b/g Speech Acts* study for final! Final cumulative Questions: What are iconic signs? What are complex signs? How would you apply the conduit metaphor concepts with respect to various other concepts from the class? Speaker and its challenges: Activity theory distributed cognition situated thinking mediation Communication and its challenges: Multimodal Semiotics Speech acts CA multivoicedness Listener and its challenges: CA Participation Empirical reader Immutable mobiles challenges idea that thinking is in the head 04:21 04:21...
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