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Cambridge Language Sciences

Interdisciplinary Research Centre


My research interests include the role of spoken language in the development of children's reasoning and learning, methodologies for the analysis of classroom talk, language genres as cultural and psychological tools, the educational implications of language variation, and the use of ICT for educational dialogue.

Emeritus Professor of Education
Director, Oracy@Cambridge
Departments and institutes: 
Professor Neil  Mercer

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