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Empowering ten-year-olds as active researchers

Kellett, Mary (2003). Empowering ten-year-olds as active researchers. In: British Educational Research Association Annual Conference, 11-13 September 2003, Edinburgh, U.K..

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Abstract

This paper discusses the outcomes of an initiative to empower able ten-year-olds as active researchers. It describes a study in which a group of ten-year-olds participated in a taught programme of research process aimed at equipping them with the knowledge and skills to design their own research. This empowering process resulted in the children undertaking research projects of their own choosing, designed, carried out and reported entirely from the child perspective.

Item Type: Conference Item
Copyright Holders: 2003 The Author
Keywords: empowerment; children as researchers; highly able, gifted and talented relations
Academic Unit/Department: Faculty of Wellbeing, Education and Language Studies (WELS)
Interdisciplinary Research Centre: Centre for Research in Education and Educational Technology (CREET)
Childhood Studies
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Item ID: 25780
Depositing User: Mary Kellett
Date Deposited: 26 May 2011 10:44
Last Modified: 05 Oct 2016 05:20
URI: http://oro.open.ac.uk/id/eprint/25780
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