Video Data Analysis Workshop with Professor Frederick Erickson – 12th October 2012

Friday 12th October 10.00 – 15.00
London Knowledge Lab
23- 29 Emerald Street

The Data Workshop is a CA-oriented session involving those who are using video for their doctoral research. Video data will be viewed and discussed in two intensive data sharing sessions. All participants are invited to bring in issues, challenges and questions regarding from their own use of video research data. The day will enable participants to network with others working with video and to benefit from the expert comments of Frederick Erickson a pioneer and leading figure in the use of video for social research.

Biography of Frederick Erickson:

From 1998 to 2012 Frederick Erickson was the Inaugural George F. Kneller Professor of Anthropology of Education at the University of California, Los Angeles, where he also was Professor of Applied Linguistics and was a participant in UCLA’s interdisciplinary Center for Language, Interaction, and Culture.  From 2000 to 2005 he was Director of Research at the Corinne Seeds Elementary Laboratory School on the UCLA campus.  He previously taught at the University of Pennsylvania, Michigan State University, Harvard University, and the University of Illinois, Chicago.   A specialist in the use of video analysis in interactional sociolinguistics, microethnography, and discourse analysis, his research in education has focused especially on the study of social interaction as a learning environment.  He has also done basic research on the nature of social interaction, focusing especially on timing and rhythm in the social coordination of interaction, relationships of mutual influence between listening and speaking, and the signalling of multiple social identities in talk.

Erickson is a former president of the Council on Anthropology and Education of the American Anthropological Association, from which in 1991 he received the George and Louise Spindler Award for Outstanding Scholarly Contributions in Educational Anthropology.  From 1985-88 he was and editor of that society’s journal, Anthropology and Education Quarterly. From 1987-89 he served as Vice President for Division G (Social Context of Education) of the American Educational Research Association (AERA) and in 2009 he received the Division G Lifetime Achievement Award for Research on the Social Context of Education.  In 1998-99 and again in 2006-07 he was a residential Fellow at the Center for Advanced Study in the Behavioral Sciences, Stanford, CA., in 2000 he was elected a Fellow of the National Academy of Education, and in 2009 he was elected a Fellow of the American Educational Research Association.  In 2005 his book Talk and Social Theory received the AERA Outstanding Book Award.

Please contact Anna Waring if you would like to attend: