4.3.1 Floor Apportionment

This section deals with the distribution of the floor among members of each group. I have two aims in comparing the distribution of the floor across the seven discussions. Firstly, I consider whether the distribution was different depending on whether groups were mixed-sex groups, single-sex girls' groups, or single-sex boys' groups. Secondly, I consider the extent to which the distribution of the floor influences the assessment process.


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