Children's emotions and multimodal appraisal of places : walking with the camera

Mills, Kathy A., Unsworth, Len, Bellocchi, Alberto, Park, Ji Yong, & Ritchie, Stephen (2014) Children's emotions and multimodal appraisal of places : walking with the camera. Australian Journal of Language and Literacy, 37(3), pp. 171-181.

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This sensory ethnography explores the affordances and constraints of multimodal design to represent emotions and appraisal associated with experiencing local places. Digital video production, walking with the camera, and the use of a think-aloud protocol to reflect on the videos, provided an opportunity for the primary school children to represent their emotions and appraisal of places multimodally. Applying a typology from Martin and White's (2005) framework for the Language of Evaluation, children's multimodal emotional responses to places in this study tended toward happiness, security, and satisfaction. The findings demonstrate an explicit connection between children's emotions in response to local places through video, while highlighting the potential for teachers to use digital filmmaking to allow children to reflect actively on their placed experiences and represent their emotional reactions to places through multiple modes.

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ID Code: 79365
Item Type: Journal Article
Refereed: Yes
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Keywords: Emotional experience, affective experience, emotional response, emotional development, emotional patterns, emotional attitudes, affective behaviour, affective measures, affective education
ISSN: 1038-1562
Subjects: Australian and New Zealand Standard Research Classification > EDUCATION (130000) > CURRICULUM AND PEDAGOGY (130200)
Divisions: Current > Research Centres > Children & Youth Research Centre
Current > QUT Faculties and Divisions > Faculty of Education
Copyright Owner: Copyright 2014 ALEA
Deposited On: 11 Dec 2014 06:12
Last Modified: 29 Jun 2017 02:45

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