Chapter 5 Film: Using secondary data as a mechanism to support student learning
AuthorsLafferty, Moira E.
AffiliationUniversity of Chester
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AbstractINTRODUCTION This chapter introduces readers to the concept of using feature films as a method for seminar tasks, formative and summative assessment within the social sciences. Drawing on personal experiences, reflection and student feedback examples are given as to how feature films have been used in a final year undergraduate sport psychology module. I begin by charting my own journey discussing how I came to use feature films in assessment. I identify the key literature which provided the evidence base for the task development and review the benefits and caveats to such an approach. Finally, along with a flow chart to help guide those who may wish to use the technique I comment on some future uses of the approach within assessment.
CitationLafferty, M. E. (2017). Chapter 5 Film: Using Secondary data as a mechanism to support student learning. In Watt, S. & Wakefield, C. (eds.), Teaching Visual Methods in the Social Sciences. United Kingdom, Routledge.
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