The Discursive Construction of Teachers' Desirable Identity on a Social Networking Sites

Ab Rashid, Radzuwan and Yunus, Kamariah and Azmi, Nor Jijidiana and Zaid , Safawati Basirah and Abdul Rahman, Shireena Basree and Yusoff, Siti Zanariah (2016) The Discursive Construction of Teachers' Desirable Identity on a Social Networking Sites. International Journal of Applied Linguistic & English Literature, 5 (5). pp. 139-144. ISSN 2200-3592 (print) 2200-3452 (online)

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Official URL: http://dx.doi.org/10.7575/aiac.ijalel.v.5n.5p.139

Abstract

This study is situated in the broader identity-construction literature. Bringing discourse community theory to examine teacher's posting on Facebook Timelines, we explored how teachers discursively construct social desirable identities to fit into a Timeline community.

Item Type: Article
Keywords: English language teacher, Malaysia, discursive identity, Facebook, engager
Subjects: P Language and Literature > PE English
Faculty / Institute: Faculty of Languages & Communication
Depositing User: Mrs Nor Jijidiana Azmi
Date Deposited: 14 Jul 2016 07:48
Last Modified: 14 Jul 2016 07:48
URI: http://erep.unisza.edu.my/id/eprint/4952

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