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ERIC Number: EJ1102162
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2016-Jun
Pages: 17
Abstractor: As Provided
Reference Count: 52
ISBN: N/A
ISSN: ISSN-1463-9491
Lessons from Using iPads to Understand Young Children's Creativity
Arnott, Lorna; Grogan, Deirdre; Duncan, Pauline
Contemporary Issues in Early Childhood, v17 n2 p157-173 Jun 2016
This article explores the use of iPads as part of a child-centred data collection approach to understand young children's creativity. Evidence is presented from a small study of three- to five-year-old children's creative play. Analysis of the children's engagement with iPad video diaries and free-to-use tablet applications was logged across two early educational settings over a three-month period. The findings suggest that iPads offer a mechanism to allow children to articulate their creative play and to encourage involvement in the research process. However, bespoke research software to use with early years children is required to improve this process.
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Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research
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Language: English
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Identifiers - Location: United Kingdom (Scotland)