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ERIC Number: EJ812758
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2008-Jan
Pages: 12
Abstractor: As Provided
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ISBN: N/A
ISSN: ISSN-0951-0605
Reflections on Practical Approaches to Involving Children and Young People in the Data Analysis Process
Coad, Jane; Evans, Ruth
Children & Society, v22 n1 p41-52 Jan 2008
This article reflects on key methodological issues emerging from children and young people's involvement in data analysis processes. We outline a pragmatic framework illustrating different approaches to engaging children, using two case studies of children's experiences of participating in data analysis. The article highlights methods of engagement and important issues such as the balance of power between adults and children, training, support, ethical considerations, time and resources. We argue that involving children in data analysis processes can have several benefits, including enabling a greater understanding of children's perspectives and helping to prioritise children's agendas in policy and practice.
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Publication Type: Journal Articles; Opinion Papers
Education Level: Elementary Secondary Education
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Language: English
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Identifiers - Location: United Kingdom