The Routledge Handbook of Discourse Processes

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The second edition of The Routledge Handbook of Discourse Processes provides a state-of-the-art overview of the field of discourse processes, highlighting the subject's interdisciplinary foundations and bringing together established and emergent scholars to provide a dynamic roadmap of the evolution of the field. This new edition reflects several of the enormous changes in the world since the publication of the first edition-changes in modes of communication and an increased urgency to understand how people comprehend and trust information. The contents of this volume attempt to address fundamental questions about what we should now be thinking about reading, listening, talking, and writing. The chapters collected here represent a wide range of empirical methods currently available: lab or field experiments, with a range of measures, from quantitative to qualitative; observational studies, including classrooms or organizational communication; corpus analyses; conversation analysis; computational modeling; and linguistic analyses. The chapters also draw attention to the explosion of contextually rich and computationally intensive data analysis tools which have changed the research landscape, along with more contemporary measures of people's discourse use, from eye-tracking to video analysis tools to brain scans. The Routledge Handbook of Discourse Processes, Second Edition is the ideal resource for graduate students, researchers, and practitioners in a variety of disciplines, including discourse analysis, conversation analysis, cognitive psychology, and cognitive more

Product details

  • Hardback | 456 pages
  • 171 x 248mm
  • Taylor & Francis Ltd
  • London, United Kingdom
  • English
  • New edition
  • 2nd New edition
  • 1138920096
  • 9781138920095

About Michael Schober

Michael F. Schober is Professor of Psychology and Vice Provost for Research at The New School, USA. He served as Editor of Discourse Processes from 2005-2015. David Rapp is Professor in the Department of Psychology, School of Education and Social Policy, and a Charles Deering McCormick Professor of Teaching Excellence at Northwestern University, USA. He is Editor of Discourse Processes. M. Anne Britt is Distinguished Teaching and Research Professor of Psychology at Northern Illinois University, USA. She recently was Co-PI on the IES-funded Project READI, which focused on evidence-based argumentation for disciplinary more

Table of contents

Introduction: Discourse processes evolving Michael F. Schober, David N. Rapp & M. Anne Britt Part I. Overviews Reading comprehension theories: A view from the top down Panayiota Kendeou & Edward J. O'Brien Theories and approaches to the study of conversation and interactive discourse William S. Horton Studying discourse processes in institutional contexts Adrian Bangerter & Joep Cornellisen ã Part II. Research Methods for Studying Discourse Processes: State of the Art and Challenges Research Methods: Conversation analysis Saul Albert Research Methods: The study of language processing in human conversation Sarah Brown-Schmidt Research Methods: Big data approaches to study discourse processes Michael Jones & Melody Dye Research Methods: Online measures of text processing Johanna K. Kaakinen Research Methods: Neuroscientific methods to study discourse processes Christopher A. Kurby Part III. Topical Reviews The role of sourcing in discourse comprehension Ivar Braten, Marc Stadtler, & Ladislao Salmeron Discourse updating: Acquiring and revising knowledge through discourse Tobias Richter & Murray Singer Discourse processing in technology-mediated environments Darren Gergle Discourse and expertise: The challenge of mutual understanding between experts and laypeople Rainer Bromme & Regina Jucks Discourse processing and development through the adult lifespan Elizabeth A. Stine-Morrow & Gabriel A. Radvansky The cognitive neuroscience of discourse: Covered ground and new directions Jeffrey Zacks, Raymond A. Mar, & Navona Calarco Beliefs and Discourse Processing Michael B. Wolfe & Thomas D. Griffin Classroom Discourse: What do we need to know for research and for practice? Catherine O'Connor & Catherine Snow The Modern Reader: Should changes to how we read affect research and theory? Joseph P. Magliano, Matthew T. McCrudden, Jean-Francois Rouet, & John Sabatini Toward an integrated perspective of writing as a discourse process Danielle S. McNamara and Laura K. Allen Afterword: World-Wide Changes in Discourse and the Changing Field of Discourse Processes Arthur C. Graesser, Morton Ann Gernsbacher & Susan R. Goldmanshow more