Role of Gender & Culture in a Successful Interruption
S. Isil Acikalin, Anadolu University, Turkey
Society for Information Technology & Teacher Education International Conference, in New Orleans, Louisiana, United States ISBN 978-1-939797-02-5 Publisher: Association for the Advancement of Computing in Education (AACE), Chesapeake, VA
Interruption cannot be defined solely as a turn-taking problem but can be considered also as an instance of linguistic and social rudeness, which varies from one speech community to another. This study examined gender differences of students in the use of interruption for peers and parents. For this purpose a questionnaire is prepared including situations about agreement, assistance, clarification, disagreement, tangentalization and topic change of interruption categories. It is hoped that the results will shed light on the linguistic gender differences of students while using interruption skills in class activities.
Acikalin, S.I. (2013). Role of Gender & Culture in a Successful Interruption. In R. McBride & M. Searson (Eds.), Proceedings of SITE 2013--Society for Information Technology & Teacher Education International Conference (pp. 4460-4461). New Orleans, Louisiana, United States: Association for the Advancement of Computing in Education (AACE). Retrieved March 26, 2019 from https://www.learntechlib.org/primary/p/48828/.
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