Conducting Research with Pedagogues: A Case Study Conceptualizing the Playground as an Informal Learning Environment

Camilla Bech Blomgreen* (Corresponding Author), Education in the North

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    Abstract

    This feature article explores the extent to which a renewed "spatial" attention within fields like science and education (Latour, 2007; Finnegan, 2008; Fabian, 2016) can yield interesting insights for the interpretation of outdoor spaces in a Danish kindergarten context. The playground emerges as a particularly interesting site for understanding the spatial and material sensibilities in the social practice between children and adults (Gulløv and Højlund, 2005; Garnett-Silven, 1995). Data collection and analysis were both grounded in a theoretical overview of the role and interpretation of the physical environment in everyday life (Wolcott, 1994, Krøijer & Sjørslev, 2018).
    Original languageEnglish
    Pages (from-to)71-85
    Number of pages15
    JournalEducation in the North
    Volume26
    Issue number1
    DOIs
    Publication statusPublished - 12 Dec 2019

    Keywords

    • case study
    • science
    • pedagogues
    • affordance
    • informal learning space

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