Perspectives on schooling from early adolescent video diaries

Barton, Georgina and Bahr, Nan (2013) Perspectives on schooling from early adolescent video diaries. The International Journal of Technologies in Learning, 19 (4). pp. 63-75. ISSN 2327-0144

Abstract

Abstract: The aim of this project was to gain the voice of the early adolescent (aged between 11 and 13 years) about the things that are genuinely important to them in their lives. Eight participants were asked to record a private video diary entry each night for one week. A number of thematic topics were identified including: their experiences and perspectives on school curriculum and assessment, opinions about schooling structures, and importance of friendship and family. Giving young adolescents the opportunity to voice their opinions has been valuable in gaining insight to the relative impacts of teaching and learning approaches in their school contexts and the issues they consider as the most important in their lives.


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Item Type: Article (Commonwealth Reporting Category C)
Refereed: No
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Faculty / Department / School: Current - Faculty of Business, Education, Law and Arts - School of Teacher Education and Early Childhood
Date Deposited: 20 Jun 2017 05:48
Last Modified: 03 Jul 2017 22:49
Fields of Research : 13 Education > 1399 Other Education > 139999 Education not elsewhere classified
13 Education > 1301 Education Systems > 130106 Secondary Education
Socio-Economic Objective: E Expanding Knowledge > 97 Expanding Knowledge > 970113 Expanding Knowledge in Education
URI: http://eprints.usq.edu.au/id/eprint/32574

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