Evaluating Cognitive Competences in Interaction

| University of Southern Denmark
| University of Southern Denmark
| University of Southern Denmark
ISBN 9789027256300 | EUR 90.00 | USD 135.00
ISBN 9789027273338 | EUR 90.00 | USD 135.00
Evaluation is a part of everyday life. Competences, knowledge and skills are assessed in ordinary as well as in institutional settings like hospitals, clinics and schools. This volume investigates how evaluations are being carried out interactionally. More specifically, it explores how people evaluate each others’ cognitive competences as they deal with each others’ understandings, knowings, feelings, doings, hearings and learnings face-to-face.
The contributions focus on different evaluation activities in a variety of institutional settings in Denmark, Finland, Sweden, Holland and the United States of America.
All the contributions approach the theme by use of Ethnomethodology (EM) and/or Conversation Analysis (CA). Thus, the analytic interests concern how participants organize activities of evaluating cognitive competences by means of recognizable interactional methods. This approach differs from other approaches and research interests within cognitive science as it concentrates on how people in interaction orient towards cognitive competence irrespective of scientific theories.
[Pragmatics & Beyond New Series, 225]  2012.  v, 238 pp.
Publishing status: Available
Table of Contents
Gitte Rasmussen
The embedded evaluations in air traffic control training
Inka Koskela and Ilkka Arminen
Teacher evaluations: Assessing ‘knowing’, ‘understanding’, and ‘doing’
Tom Koole
Treating student contributions as displays of understanding in group supervision
Dennis Day and Susanne Kjaerbeck
Good reasons for seemingly bad performance: Competences at the blackboard and the accountability of a lesson
Junko Mori and Timothy Koschmann
Mutual negotiation of the interviewee’s competence in interview interaction
Mika Simonen
Evaluating by feeling: The rhetorical design of emotions in the practice of mirroring
Thomas Wiben Jensen
Interactive evaluation of cognitive functioning
Ann-Christin Månsson
Talking ‘cognition’ in the audiology clinic
Catherine E. Brouwer
Triumphing: When ‘mental state’ evaluations become insults
Gitte Rasmussen
“This collection can be regarded as a complement to classical cognitive studies, in that cognitive competence is treated here as an observable object for participants in interaction. [...] This book should be of interest to graduate students, advanced undergraduates and scholars of discourse analysis who would like to learn the latest developments in cognition and/or interaction studies.”
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Subjects & Metadata
BIC Subject: CFG – Semantics, Pragmatics, Discourse Analysis
BISAC Subject: LAN009000 – LANGUAGE ARTS & DISCIPLINES / Linguistics / General
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U.S. Library of Congress Control Number:  2012023973 | Marc record