Unpacking corrections in mobile instruction: Error-occasioned learning opportunities in driving, cycling and aviation training
2017 (English)In: Linguistics and Education, ISSN 0898-5898, E-ISSN 1873-1864, Vol. 38, 11-23 p.Article in journal (Refereed) Published
This article deals with the organisation of correction in mobile instructional settings. Five sets of video data (>250 h) documenting how learners were instructed to fly aeroplanes, drive cars and ride bicycles in real life traffic were examined to reveal some common features of correction exchanges. Through detailed multimodal analysis of participants’ actions, it is shown how instructors systematically elaborate their corrective instructions to include relevant information about the trouble and remedial action – a practice we refer to as unpacking corrections. It is proposed that the practice of unpacking the local particulars of corrections (i) provides for the instructional character of the interaction, and (ii) is highly sensitive to the relevant physical and mobile contingencies. These findings contribute to the existing literature on the interactional organisation of correction and mobility, as well as to ongoing work in ethnomethodology and conversation analysis on teaching and learning as members’ phenomena.
Place, publisher, year, edition, pages
2017. Vol. 38, 11-23 p.
Driver training, Correction, Communication, Car, Aircraft, Bicycle
Human Computer Interaction
Research subject 80 Road: Traffic safety and accidents, 843 Road: Driver training and road user education
IdentifiersURN: urn:nbn:se:vti:diva-11710DOI: 10.1016/j.linged.2016.10.002ScopusID: 2-s2.0-85014262033OAI: oai:DiVA.org:vti-11710DiVA: diva2:1081988