Noticing-prefaced recoveries of the interactional space in a video-mediated business meeting

  • Tuire Oittinen University of Jyväskylä
Keywords: noticings, interactional space, embodies resources, video.mediated meetings, multimodality, conversation analysis


Drawing on conversation analysis and authentic data from a video-mediated multiparty meeting, this study investigates the sequential and temporal organisation of recoveries of the interactional space. It focuses on moments in which either an auditory or a visual barrier emerges, and the participants orient to these troubles through intensified bodily-visual displays: embodied noticings. The analysis illustrates noticing-prefaced recoveries of the interactional space as procedural and multimodal accomplishments that require close attentiveness to the co-participants’ verbal and visual conduct and to the contingencies of the meeting. The study highlights not only the affordances of video-mediated settings, but also the consequences that asymmetric access to the distributed environments can have for the organization of actions.


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How to Cite
Oittinen, T. (2020). Noticing-prefaced recoveries of the interactional space in a video-mediated business meeting. Social Interaction. Video-Based Studies of Human Sociality, 3(3).