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Providing epistemic support for assessments through mobile-supported sharing activities

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posted on 07.04.2016 by Joshua Raclaw, Jessica Robles, Stephen M. DiDomenico
This paper examines how participants in face-to-face conversation employ mobile phones as a resource for social action. We focus on what we call mobile-supported sharing activities, in which participants use a mobile phone to share text or images with others by voicing text aloud from their mobile or providing others with visual access to the device’s display screen. Drawing from naturalistic video recordings, we focus on how mobile-supported sharing activities invite assessments by providing access to an object that is not locally accessible to the participants. Such practices make relevant co-participants’ assessment of these objects and allow for different forms of co-participation across sequence types. We additionally examine how the organization of assessments during these sharing activities displays sensitivity to preference structure. The analysis illustrates the relevance of embodiment, local objects, and new communicative technologies to the production of action in co-present interaction. Data are in American English.

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  • Social Sciences

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  • Communication, Media, Social and Policy Studies

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Research on Language and Social Interaction

Citation

RACLAW, J., ROBLES, J. and DIDOMENICO, S.M., 2016. Providing epistemic support for assessments through mobile-supported sharing activities. Research on Language and Social Interaction, 49 (4), pp. 362-379.

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© Taylor & Francis (Routledge)

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AM (Accepted Manuscript)

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This work is made available according to the conditions of the Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial-NoDerivatives 4.0 International (CC BY-NC-ND 4.0) licence. Full details of this licence are available at: https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc-nd/4.0/

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04/02/2016

Publication date

2016

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This is an Accepted Manuscript of an article published by Taylor & Francis in Research on Language and Social Interaction on 26 September 2016, available online: http://www.tandfonline.com/10.1080/08351813.2016.1199089.

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1532-7973

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en

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