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Disarming Students - The role of storytelling in student engagement.

Author Emmett Tuite, Lavinia Mclean, Alan Cole
Abstract The current paper is designed to introduce the concept of storytelling as a tool used in practice education and to explore the effectiveness of this from a student's perspective. The paper is drawing on two separate pieces of research conducted under this theme, with a view to developing a discourse on storytelling in practice education and highlighting both the benefits and obstacles to the effective use of this approach. The discussion of the main findings from this research is considered in relation to a previous literature review conducted on the use of formal stories in education and designed to allow a consideration of the possible use of informal stories in an educational setting
Keywords Storytelling, case studies, practice learning.
Published In ICEP Proceedings 2015
Date 2015
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