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Through infant eyes

Research team: E. Jayne White, Bridgette Redder and Mira Peter

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Using qualitative and quantitative methods, under the broad frame 'dialogic research', this pilot study sought to understand the social experience of two infants over three hours during their time in an education and care context in New Zealand. Data was generated through polyphonic video and interviews with early years teachers in order to capture the lived and interpreted social world of the infant. Findings suggest that dialogues between infants and their teachers are characterised by a complex array of verbal and non-verbal exchanges, all of which constitute communicative acts that take place well beyond the dyad or the moment...more...

Project outputs
This poster outlines some key findings from the pilot project "Through infant eyes" (PDF 406KB). 

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