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An evaluation of using playful and non-playful tasks when teaching research methods in adult higher education / Pete King

Reflective Practice, Volume: 19, Issue: 5, Pages: 666 - 677

Swansea University Author: King, Peter

  • Accepted Manuscript under embargo until: 19th May 2020

Abstract

This evaluation paper compares the use of playful and non-playful tasks in teaching research methods at a higher education university in the UK. Results show that both approaches can support students understanding of the research process, particularly playful group tasks. This has implications for c...

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Published in: Reflective Practice
ISSN: 1462-3943 1470-1103
Published: 2018
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URI: https://cronfa.swan.ac.uk/Record/cronfa46006
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Abstract: This evaluation paper compares the use of playful and non-playful tasks in teaching research methods at a higher education university in the UK. Results show that both approaches can support students understanding of the research process, particularly playful group tasks. This has implications for considering using playfulness within higher education learning.
Keywords: Reflective Practice; Reflection; Playfulness; Teaching: Research
College: College of Human and Health Sciences
Issue: 5
Start Page: 666
End Page: 677