Conducting drawing method in studying curriculum leadership in Hong Kong: Some reflections
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AbstractPurpose
The purpose of this paper is to reflect on some of the possibilities and challenges of using drawing as one of the data collection methods in the process of conducting a phenomenographic study of prospective teachers’ understandings of curriculum leadership in Hong Kong.
Design
The author uses narrative accounts of the some of the possibilities and challenges of using drawing in a phenomenographic study of Hong Kong prospective teachers’ understandings of curriculum leadership.
Findings
The author emphasizes the value of using drawing method in helping prospective teachers in illustrating their own understandings of curriculum leadership. The author highlights the needs in addressing the concerns in the use of drawing method in assisting prospective teachers to express their own ideas freely. The author highlights the importance of the stages of preparation, instructions, transitions, elicitations and explanations in the process of using drawing method.
Significance of the study
The value of this study lies in exploring some of the potentialities and challenges that emergent researchers might encounter in the application of drawing method in a phenomenographic research concerning prospective teachers’ understandings of curriculum leadership. It is expected that the research can enable other researchers to get better prepared and get rid of the problems in the use of drawing method in their own research.
Acceptance Date18/05/2018
All Author(s) ListSally Wai-Yan Wan
Name of ConferenceUsing creative and visual methods in comparative research
Start Date of Conference15/06/2018
End Date of Conference15/06/2018
Place of ConferenceGuildford
Country/Region of ConferenceGreat Britain
Year2018
LanguagesEnglish-United Kingdom
Keywordsdrawing method, curriculum leadership, Hong Kong

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