Dialogic Essays

  • “Journey to Dialogic Moments”

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    Through concepts and principles which we studied in the “dialogic communication studies”, “Dialogue” is a special form of communication that creates positive results for individuals, group, organization and communities. This concept has become a central of various theoretical perspectives in humanity and social sciences studies by looking at social relation and interaction as dialogue. In this essay I want to outline some dialogue schools related to my project which is about analyzing social media

  • Martin Buber’s Dialogic Communication

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    Martin Buber’s Dialogic Communication Dialogue is more than talking. It is not the straightforwardness of talking to or at, rather it is communicating with or between. It is "a relation between persons that is characterized in more or less degree by the element of inclusion" (Buber, 97). Inclusiveness is an acknowledgment of the other person, an event experienced between two persons, mutual respect for both views and a willingness to listen to the views of the other. These elements are the heart

  • Formalistic and Dialogic Analysis of The Descent of Odin

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    Formalistic and Dialogic Analysis of The Descent of Odin Poems are more that words on a piece of paper, it is a grand "play" with different "characters" strewn onto the pages. "The Descent of Odin" is a poem with a story with a rich vein of conversation embedded into it. By using the formalistic and dialogic method, I plan on showing you these jewels that I found while reading this poem. The first voice that is found in the poem is the voice of the Narrator. When using the Dialogical Method

  • Essay On Bulletin Boards As Dialogic Constructivism

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    Bulletin Boards as Dialogic Constructivism for Learners The advent of technology in the classroom has brought many new acronyms into teachers' lexicon: MOOs, MUDs, VREs, as well as chats and Discussion boards. Such technology, when students are loosed upon it, decenter the teacher and empower the student. Such a transition is firmly grounded in the ideological work of Friere who admonished that learning requires that students create knowledge and not be mere "receptacles for received knowledge

  • Dialogic and Formal Analysis of Thomas Gray's Elegy (Eulogy) Written in a Country Churchyard

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    Dialogic and Formal Analysis of Thomas Gray's Elegy (Eulogy) Written in a Country Churchyard By combining the formal and dialogical approaches, patterns and voices within the text seemingly interplay and overlap to reveal a deeper sense of the author's intentions. While the formalistic analysis focuses on the text and the unfolding themes within, the dialogical analysis recognizes "...the essential indeterminacy of meaning outside of the dialogic - and hence open - relationship between voices"

  • The Atrocity of Saul Alinsky's Utilitarian Approach to Communcation

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    accomplish a given outcome. This allows for a process in which the rules of conduct are vague, open to interpretation, and less important than one’s objective. This lack of absolute standards clearly violates several key standards of Martin Buber’s Dialogic values, which I believe are essential to ethical communication. These standards stress the importance of the authenticity and honesty of one’s me...

  • Malaysian Literature

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    Malaysian literature in English, in the genre of fiction, has become a dynamic body of writing that has been the arena where alternative views and ideas about culture are raised and articulated. In Cultures in Conflicts, Fernando’s intent in revealing the curiosity of the Tasadays, a newly discovered tribe in the Philippines, to have a glimpse of the outside world is to highlight the popular ethereal precept that “Let us call all men one man” (1), a tenet much imbued in Tagore’s writings on universal

  • Role of the Narrative in Milton's Lycidas

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    the narratee in the elegy into its proper perspective. The current trend leans heavily on Bakhtin's study of the structure of the novel. In the Dialogical Imagination, Bakhtin created a sort of dichotomy between the monologic (poetry) and the dialogic. The novel becomes the site of dialogical discourse par excellence (49). But how valid is a wholesome distinction between genres within which there is so much diversity? Doesn't Bakhtin create a dichotomy which pays little consideration to the possibility

  • Two Main Categories of Collaboration

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    notion that collaboration is without rules or recipe, writes, “Collaborative writing is not a single homogeneous procedure” (1). There are two main categories of collaboration: dialogic and hierarchical. Rebecca Moore Howard explains in her guide “Assigning Collaborative Writing—Tips for Teachers” that “in dialogic collaboration, the group works together in all aspects of the project, whereas in hierarchical collaboration, the group divides the task into component parts and assigns certain components

  • The Freethinking Student of Dialogic/Dialectic Learning

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    intellectualism, is where the teacher is enamored and overwhelmed by the content of the teaching. The most important of the styles to Freire is dialogic/dialectic, engaging both the student and teacher in the content taught. This style is imperative to the students of today’s society because of the need to be free thinkers able to analyze critically and dialogic/dialectic is the only style with the capabilities to influence the mind. A student and teacher should be able to openly communicate or discuss

  • Essay On Science Literacy As A Dialogic Inquiry Process

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    Science Literacy as a Dialogic Inquiry Process Built on the definition of scientific literacy in this chapter, science literacy is seen as a dialogic inquiry process and an interpersonal social practice (Heath, 1983, 2012; Street, 1984, 1995). It is more than the individual operation of experiments as a venue of scientific knowledge acquisition (Pearson, et al., 2010, p. 329). This dialogic learning process can be further elaborated in the following three stages. • First, before the hands-on

  • The Making of a Man: Dialogic Meaning in Beloved

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    Ms. Sitter uses a Bakhtinian evaluation of the novel Beloved to establish the meaning of manhood. Within this novel Toni Morrison uses dialogue between the stories of Sethe and Paul D to set up differing definitions of a man. Within each of the dialogues Morrison uses the same objects, particularly the presence of a tree, to mean radically different things. She also uses the interactions between the stories to establish her images and definitions within different cultural contexts (the culture

  • Talk Is Arguably The True Foundation Of Learning Essay

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    critically discuss the statement “…talk is arguably the true foundation of learning” (Alexander, R. 2011:9). Firstly, I will discuss talk and dialogic teaching by looking at its theoretical influences, the principles of dialogic talk and ultimately how these contribute to children’s learning. Secondly, I will critically analyse the relationship between dialogic teaching and two of the core subjects in the primary national curriculum: English and Science. Throughout this essay, I will draw upon my developing

  • The Benefits Of Joint Book Reading

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    The study, “Joint Storybook Reading and Joint Writing Interventions Among Low SES Preschoolers: Differential Contributions to Early Literacy” (2004), was conducted to measure and compare the efficacy of a joint book reading program with the efficacy of a joint writing program in children from low SES backgrounds. The two programs were implemented to target the skills of storybook reading and orthographic skills, respectively. In the article, the benefits of storybook reading are described as encouraging

  • Light In August Literary Analysis

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    role in the stylistic dimension of the novel. This essay is to explore the dialogic features of Light in August in five distinctive perspectives: dialogism at the level of individual characters, the intertextual relationship between this novel and other texts, primarily the Bible, the dialogic relationship in the structure of the novel, and the dialogic relationship between the author and the reader. Novels are dialogic according to Dostoevsky, as they are: A plurality of independent and unmerged

  • The Theories Of Vygotsky's Theory Of Language

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    into how students internalize their social interactions, but rather, in specifically investigate the production of the generative discourse that plays a role in conceptual understanding. My research uses dialogic models of language suggested by Keys et al. (2000). Their research suggests that dialogic models of language are appropriate for conducting research

  • Analysis Of Daniel Half Human And The Good Nazi

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    individual thinking. Also, I think small group work allows each student more time to express themselves and think about different issues that came up in the book. Daniel Half Human and the Good Nazi is a great book, but it is a book that needs a dialogic classroom. The book covers a lot of ethic issues that some students will have a harder time grasping the different issues that occur in the book. This book would be beneficial in the classroom because it covers such an intense topic, but the way

  • Pedagogical Analysis Paper

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    four classes of communicative approach has revealed that the BGE discourse was interactive and authoritative in nature. Despite the fact that interactive/dialogic discourse was occasionally observed, it was overwhelmed by either an interactive/authoritative or non-interactive/authoritative pattern. Mortimer and Scott (2003) point out that in dialogic discourse

  • Social Media And Non-Profit Organizations

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    Significant aspects of any organization are the methods through which communication occurs. Whether internal or external, organizational communication influences every aspect of an organization, from its structure to its achievements. However, since an organization requires stakeholders, such as customers, supporters, donors, volunteers, or even the media, the methods through which an organization addresses its publics are paramount. Communicating with stakeholders is especially significant for those

  • The Importance Of Language In Bakhtin

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    Bakhtin conceptualizes language as dialogic. He does this in the sense that specific uses of language or ‘utterances’ contribute dynamically to meaning-making because they are embedded in socio-cultural and historical contexts. Importantly, language is looked at as a site of struggle envisaging individuals engaged in creating a sense of themselves against dominant forms of institutional expectations. These crucial understandings converge with the main tenet proposed by Critical discourse analysis