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New Technology of Library and Information Service  2012, Vol. 28 Issue (2): 1-9    DOI: 10.11925/infotech.1003-3513.2012.02.01
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A Design Framework for Speech Act Taxonomy of Online Group Discussion
Li Jia1,2, Zhang Pengzhu2, Li Xinmiao3
1. School of Business, East China University of Science and Technology, Shanghai 200237, China;
2. Antai College of Economics & Management, Shanghai Jiaotong University, Shanghai 200052, China;
3. School of Information Management and Engineering, Shanghai University of Finance and Economics, Shanghai 200433, China
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Abstract  The lacking of studies on speech act analysis in Chinese context can be attributed to the short of speech act taxonomies.This research follows the paradigm of design science by proposing the design requirement for speech act taxonomy, and develops an iterative process that contains five steps to satisfy the design requirement. Further, the authors develop speech act taxonomy for E-learning environment based on the proposed methodology, and evaluate its discernment and generalization ability. The successful application in E-learning environment validates the effectiveness of proposed design framework for speech act taxonomy.
Key wordsSpeech act      Taxonomy      Online discussion      Discernment ability      Generalization ability     
Received: 11 January 2012      Published: 23 March 2012



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Li Jia, Zhang Pengzhu, Li Xinmiao. A Design Framework for Speech Act Taxonomy of Online Group Discussion. New Technology of Library and Information Service, 2012, 28(2): 1-9.

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