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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:

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Published date: September 2002
Keywords: learning journals, teaching shakespeare, undergraduate learning in the community, creativity
Organisations: English


Local EPrints ID: 196731
ISSN: 0425-0494
PURE UUID: 30df4915-b9d4-4fd7-b6c0-da2b8c67fc78

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Date deposited: 13 Sep 2011 13:33
Last modified: 18 Jul 2017 11:22

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Author: Ros King

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