Year 2019, Volume 6 , Issue 1, Pages 53 - 69 2019-06-17

Wait-time in Material and Classroom Context Modes

Nadia Saeed M Alsaadi [1] , Cihat Atar [2]


This study aims to investigate wait-time, more specifically student reaction wait-time, in high school English as a foreign language classrooms with specific regard to two classroom micro-context modes (the classroom context mode and material mode). The data was collected via audio-recordings of classroom interaction in its natural context. The audio-recordings were analyzed using the principles of Conversation Analysis. The analysis of the data demonstrated that the effectiveness of student reaction wait-time is highly related to the current pedagogical goal; if the purpose is to increase learners’ involvement in classroom discourse or if it requires analytical thinking, an extended wait-time of three to five seconds is likely to enhance the learning opportunity. However, as a social process, opportunities for learning are likely to be missed if the purpose is to monitor understanding or display answers which are explicitly given in the material that is being used. In this sense, this study has implications for studies on wait-time, foreign language classroom interaction, teachers’ interactional competence, and foreign language learning contexts in general.

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Primary Language en
Subjects Social
Journal Section Articles
Authors

Author: Nadia Saeed M Alsaadi

Orcid: 0000-0002-5879-3432
Author: Cihat Atar
Country: Turkey


Dates

Publication Date : June 17, 2019

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APA Alsaadi, N , Atar, C . (2019). Wait-time in Material and Classroom Context Modes. International Journal of Contemporary Educational Research , 6 (1) , 53-69 . DOI: 10.33200/ijcer.542495
MLA Alsaadi, N , Atar, C . "Wait-time in Material and Classroom Context Modes". International Journal of Contemporary Educational Research 6 (2019 ): 53-69 <http://ijcer.net/en/issue/45744/542495>
Chicago Alsaadi, N , Atar, C . "Wait-time in Material and Classroom Context Modes". International Journal of Contemporary Educational Research 6 (2019 ): 53-69
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ISNAD Alsaadi, Nadia Saeed M , Atar, Cihat . "Wait-time in Material and Classroom Context Modes". International Journal of Contemporary Educational Research 6 / 1 (June 2019): 53-69 . https://doi.org/10.33200/ijcer.542495
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Vancouver Alsaadi N , Atar C . Wait-time in Material and Classroom Context Modes. International Journal of Contemporary Educational Research. 2019; 6(1): 69-53.