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ERIC Number: EJ817660
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2008-Nov
Pages: 7
Abstractor: As Provided
Reference Count: 6
ISSN: ISSN-0268-2141
Practitioner as Poet in Researching the Literacy World of Students with Special Educational Needs: A Preliminary Encounter
Issitt, Margaret
Support for Learning, v23 n4 p201-207 Nov 2008
In this article the author, as a practitioner, discusses the poetry she wrote by adapting the actual words and phrases of students with special educational needs in a research study to investigate their literacy acquisition. The poetic text gave an insight into the concerns the students had and the difficulties they were encountering and also the way that the student recognised the value of the teacher. The participation of a practitioner in writing poetry in this context has the potential to give him/her an in-depth knowledge that will result in self-reflection and also be a valuable contribution to educational debate within the school or college. (Contains 2 figures.)
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Language: English
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