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  • Print publication year: 2015
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13 - Multimodal Perspectives on Meeting Interaction

from Capturing and Understanding Dynamics and Processes of the Meeting

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Meetings consist of people talking to each other. While they talk, they also make use of other resources. They use embodied resources such as gaze, gesture, and body posture, and they make use of artifactual and spatial aspects. This chapter deals with meeting interaction from a multimodal perspective focusing on the orderly and structured ways in which meeting participants make use of themselves and the world around them to accomplish meeting-relevant activities. It starts with an introduction to basic conversation analytic assumptions that are of relevance for a multimodal approach to meetings, followed by an outline of the central steps in the move to a multimodal perspective within conversation analysis. It then presents central studies on meetings applying a multimodal perspective. This is followed by a brief discussion of some of the challenges related to data collection, data transcription, and analysis when a multimodal perspective is applied. Finally, two excerpts from two different sets of strategy meetings are analyzed to illustrate how a multimodal conversation analysis can contribute to meeting research.

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