Using an arts-based design to explore the experience of shared reading: a pilot study

Lawrence, C., Rimmer, J. and Quickfall, A. (2020) Using an arts-based design to explore the experience of shared reading: a pilot study. The Journal of Arts and Communities, 12 (1-2). pp. 85-103. ISSN 1757-1936

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This pilot study explores the use of an art-based design to record the experience of a Shared Reading workshop. There is considerable evidence of the effectiveness of Shared Reading as a support for well-being across a wide range of situations and settings and studies have suggested that this literature-based intervention may have the potential to supports both thinking and feeling. However, describing the personal and emotional responses that provoke the impact of Shared Reading is a challenge. The capture of the discussion occurring during this pilot workshop is made visual using both words and pictures, and this ‘capture’ is then synthesised and an evocation is created using the medium of film. This paper discusses the process and the effectiveness of this arts-based approach as evidenced during data collection, in interpretation and again in dissemination, and implications for further use of this methodology are explored.

Item Type: Article
Additional Information: © 2021 Intellect. This is an author-produced version of a paper accepted for publication in [JOURNAL]. Uploaded in accordance with the publisher's self-archiving policy.
Divisions: School of Teacher Development
Depositing User: Aimee Quickfall
Date Deposited: 22 Feb 2021 09:36
Last Modified: 01 Oct 2021 02:40

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