Susan Danby

Journal article

Talk in activity during young children’s use of digital technologies at home

This article establishes ways that family members engage and disengage in talk so as to manage their individual activity with mobile devices and accomplish interaction with each other. Abstract Internet-connected tablets and smart phones are being used increasingly by young children. Little is known, however...
Journal article

Everyday preschool talk about Christchurch earthquakes

ABSTRACT: This article investigates young children’s interactions with their teachers following the Christchurch earthquakes in New Zealand in September 2010 and February 2011. Drawing on conversation analysis and psychological literature, we focus on one outdoor excursion to visit a water pipe broken by the earthquake...