Personal, political, theoretical: learning journals and education

King, Ros (2002) Personal, political, theoretical: learning journals and education English in Education, 36, (3), pp. 20-27. (doi:10.1111/j.1754-8845.2002.tb00764.x).


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This paper perhaps takes a rather unusual form as it is both a description of a pedagogic method and a demonstration of that method in practice. It was first given as a presentation to the Writing in the Disciplines group run by Sally Mitchell at Queen Mary, University of London in June 2001. It concerns the use of learning journals on a particular course, ‘Shakespeare in the Classroom’, during which my students, who are studying for BA degrees in English or English and Drama, engage in an intense and demanding practical experience: teaching a Shakespeare play to classes in years 6, 7 or 8 in local inner London schools (website at:

Item Type: Article
Digital Object Identifier (DOI): doi:10.1111/j.1754-8845.2002.tb00764.x
ISSNs: 0425-0494 (print)
Keywords: learning journals, teaching shakespeare, undergraduate learning in the community, creativity

Organisations: English
ePrint ID: 196731
Date :
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September 2002Published
Date Deposited: 13 Sep 2011 13:33
Last Modified: 18 Apr 2017 01:34
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