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Author Hamel, Steven C
Title Semiotics : Theory and Applications
Imprint Hauppauge : Nova Science Publishers, Incorporated, 2010
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Note Intro -- SEMIOTICS: THEORY AND APPLICATIONS -- SEMIOTICS: THEORY AND APPLICATIONS -- LIBRARY OF CONGRESS CATALOGING-IN-PUBLICATION DATA -- CONTENTS -- PREFACE -- Chapter 1 SIGNIFYING THE TRANSITION FROM MODERN TO POST-MODERN SCHOOLING THROUGH ANALYZING CHANGES IN THE MATERIAL CULTURE OF SCHOOLS -- ABSTRACT -- 1. INTRODUCTION: SETTING THE THEORETICAL GROUND -- 2. MODERN AND POST-MODERN SCHOOLING: A BERNSTEINIAN ANALYSIS -- 2.1. The First Ideal Type: Modern Schooling (Aftermath of the Second World War Until the Mid Seventies) -- a. Content Selection -- c. Objectives and Mode of Assessment -- c. The Social Relationships Established -- 2.2. The Second Ideal Type: Post Modern Schooling (Mid Seventies Until Today) -- a. Content Selection -- b. Objectives and Mode of Assessment -- c. The social Relationships Established -- 3. A SOCIO-SEMIOTIC INVENTORY FOR ANALYZING THE MATERIAL CULTURE OF SCHOOLS -- 3.1. Semiotic Resources for Classification -- 3.2. Semiotic Resources for Framing -- CONCLUSION: IMPLICATIONS FOR LEARNERS AND EDUCATIONAL POLICY -- REFERENCES -- Chapter 2 BEYOND SIGNIFICATION: THE CO-EVOLUTION OF SUBJECT AND SEMIOSIS -- ABSTRACT -- 1. INTRODUCTION -- 2. THE ANIMAL KINGDOM AND THE SYMBOLIC REALM -- 2.1. Zoosemiotics -- 2.2. The Symbolic Realm -- 2.3. Texts and Semiosis -- 2.4. Abstraction -- 2.5. Agency and Subjectivity -- 2.6. Semiosis and Psychoanalysis -- 3. SEMIOSIS AS THE HISTORY OF SUBJECTIVITY -- 3.1. Coercion and Suppression of Subjectivity -- 3.2. Internal Representation and Subjective Morality -- 3.3. The Animal Kingdom of the Spirit: The Bad Subject -- 3.4. Freedom as the Realisation of the Symbolic Realm -- CONCLUSION -- REFERENCES -- Chapter 3 LANGUAGE, EMOTION, AND HEALTH: A SEMIOTIC PERSPECTIVE ON THE WRITING CURE -- ABSTRACT -- INTRODUCTION -- PEIRCEAN SEMIOTICS -- The Triadic Circuitry of the Sign
Cognate Ideas in Psychology -- Theory Based Predictions on Language and Health -- SSWC: TOWARD A TAXONOMY OF SELF AND EMOTIONS -- Optimal Representation of Emotion -- A. Attention to Affect -- B. Facilitative Mental Distance from Experience -- Less Than Optimal Representation of Emotion -- C. Under-Distance from Experience -- D. Over-Distance from Experience -- EMPIRICAL STUDIES -- Study 1 -- Outcome Measures -- RESULTS -- Over View -- Attention to Affect -- Facilitative Distance from Experience -- Under Distance from Experience -- Over Distance from Experience -- DISCUSSION -- Study 2 -- Outcome Measures -- RESULTS -- Over View -- Attention to Affect -- Facilitative Distance from Experience -- Under Distance from Experience -- Over Distance from Experience -- DISCUSSION -- SUMMARY AND CONCLUSION -- ACKNOWLEDGMENTS -- REFERENCES -- Chapter 4 RE-THINKING THE PLACE OF SEMIOTICS IN PSYCHOLOGY AND ITS IMPLICATIONS FOR PSYCHOLOGICAL RESEARCH -- ABSTRACT -- INTRODUCTION: THE PSYCHOLOGY-SEMIOTICS INTERFACE -- WHY MAINSTREAM PSYCHOLOGY HAS NEGLECTED SEMIOTICS: FOUR REASONS -- Psychology's Subscription to the Science/Meaning Divide -- Psychology's Combination of Scientific Practicalism and Metatheoretical Confusion -- The View that Semiotics is Wedded to Ideologies Opposed to Scientific Realism -- The View that Semiotics has Little Concern with the Sign User -- SIGNS OF CHANGE AND ATTEMPTS TO BRING SEMIOTICS INTO PSYCHOLOGY -- FAILURES IN SEMIOTICS-PSYCHOLOGY INTEGRATION: WHAT SEEMS TO BE THE PROBLEM? -- A WAY FORWARD: TAKING REALISM SERIOUSLY -- Four Key Aspects of a Realist Approach -- Implications of Realism: Revisiting the Current Situation -- WHAT CAN A REALIST SEMIOTICS-PSYCHOLOGY INTEGRATION CONTRIBUTE TO MAINSTREAM PSYCHOLOGICAL RESEARCH? -- Clarifying the Irreducible Tripartite Relational Nature of Meaning
Extricating the Legitimate Concerns of Representation in the Information Sciences from Incoherent Epistemological Representationism -- Applying the Peircean Distinctions between Different Types of Sign (Viz. Icon, Index and Symbol) to Solve Problems in Information Representation Research -- Using Iconicity as the Bridge between Conceptual Metaphor and Nonconventional Symbolic Phenomena -- Promoting Increased Methodological Sophistication by Underscoring the Scientific Legitimacy of Nonquantitative Methods -- SUMMARY AND CONCLUSION -- ACKNOWLEDGMENTS -- REFERENCES -- Chapter 5 HOW ISRAELIS REPRESENT THE PROBLEM OF VIOLENCE IN THEIR SCHOOLS: A CASE STUDY OF A DISCURSIVE CONSTRUCTION1 -- ABSTRACT -- INTRODUCTION -- METHOD5 -- ARGUMENT STRUCTURE -- CAUSAL PROPOSITIONS CONSTITUTING THE „PROBLEM OF SCHOOL VIOLENCE‟ -- THE REFLEXIVE NATURE OF DISCURSIVE CONSTRUCTS -- ORGANIZING THEMES IN CONSTRUCTING THE „PROBLEM OF SCHOOL VIOLENCE‟ -- APPROACHING A DISCURSIVE CONSTRUCTION FROM AN INDEXICAL PERSPECTIVE -- WITHIN AND ACROSS DISCURSIVE CONSTRUCTIONS -- CONCLUSION -- REFERENCES -- Chapter 6 THE SEMIOETHICS INTERVIEWS III: JOHN DEELY*: HUMAN UNDERSTANDING IN THE AGE OF GLOBAL AWARENESS1 -- ABSTRACT -- INTRODUCTION -- TO CONSIDER PRODUCTS AS PROCESSES -- TO BE AWARE THAT SOMETHING EXISTS INDEPENDENTLY OF US -- TO REALIZE THAT THIS PLANET IS WHAT WE HAVE -- TO REALIZE THAT TOMORROW IS NOT A FOREVER THING -- TO PINPOINT WHO ARE RESPONSIBLE -- TO UNDERSTAND THE DOMINO EFFECT -- TO CONCEPTUALIZE REALITY APPROPRIATELY -- TO FORESEE NEGATIVE CONSEQUENCES OF MIRACULOUS TECHNOLOGIES -- CONCLUSION -- REFERENCES -- Chapter 7 A SEMIOTICS DISCOURSE ANALYSIS FRAMEWORK: UNDERSTANDING MEANING MAKING IN SCIENCE EDUCATION CONTEXTS -- ABSTRACT -- INTRODUCTION -- INTERPRETING SIGNS -- SCIENCE AS A SEMIOTIC KNOWLEDGE SYSTEM
A FOUR-LEVEL SEMIOTICS DISCOURSE ANALYSIS FRAMEWORK -- Conceptual Aspect of Meaning -- Social Aspect of Meaning -- Organizational/Pedagogical Aspect of Meaning -- Epistemological Aspect of Meaning -- A SEMIOTICS DISCOURSE ANALYSIS OF SCIENCE DISCOURSE -- Interpreting Multimodal Signs in Science Education Discourse: Mr. Hurd‟s Teaching Practice -- Interpreting Multimodal Signs in Science Education Discourse: Mrs. Lowe‟s Teaching Practice -- CONCLUSION -- REFERENCES -- Chapter 8 SEMIOTIC CONSTRAINTS OF THE BIOLOGICAL ORGANIZATION -- ABSTRACT -- INTRODUCTION: SEMIOSIS AND LIFE -- SEMIOTIC CONSTRAINTS OF THE "CLOSURE TO EFFICIENT CAUSATION" -- THE BIOLOGICAL EXPANSION OF THE UMWELT -- THE ANTHROPOGENIC EXPANSION OF THE UMWELT -- THE EXTERNAL WORLD AS A SEMIOSPHERE -- REFERENCES -- Chapter 9 CORPUS-BASED APPROACHES TO METAPHOR AND METONYMY: REVIEW OF STEFANOWITSCH, ANATOL, GRIES, STEFAN TH. (EDS.) -- REFERENCES -- Chapter 10 THE ROLE OF SIGN VEHICLES IN MEDIATING TEACHERS‟ MATHEMATICAL PROBLEM SOLVING -- ABSTRACT -- 1. INTRODUCTION -- 2. THEORETICAL FRAMEWORK -- 2.1. Collaborative Activity Mediated by Sign Vehicles -- 2.2. Sign, Meaning and Understanding -- 2.3. Pedagogical Challenges to Mathematics Learning and Instruction -- 3. THE STUDY -- 3.1. Research Goals -- 3.2. Participants -- 3.3. Description of the Professional Activities -- 3.4. Data Collection -- 3.5. Data Analysis -- 4. RESULTS -- 4.1. A Case-Based Description -- 4.1.1. Episode 1 -- 4.1.2. Episode 2 -- 4.1.3. Episode 3 -- DISCUSSION AND CONCLUSIONS -- REFERENCES -- Chapter 11 INTERACTION AND INTERACTIVITY: A SEMIOTIC COMMENTARY -- ABSTRACT -- Chapter 12 MULTIMODAL STYLISTICS - THE HAPPY MARRIAGE OF STYLISTICS AND SEMIOTICS -- INTRODUCTION -- MULTIMODAL STYLISTICS -- PROMISES, PROBLEMS AND FURTHER PERSPECTIVES -- REFERENCES -- INDEX
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Subject Culture -- Semiotic models.;Discourse analysis -- Social aspects.;Language and education -- Social aspects.;Semiotics -- Philosophy.;Semiotics
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