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Chess, Contest and English

Elliott, S. and Elliott, Geoffrey (2014) Chess, Contest and English. The English Journal, 103 (3). pp. 87-93. ISSN 0013-8274

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Abstract

This article reports on an ethnographic analysis of students who play chess at a mixed Comprehensive school in England. We explore how children learn when playing chess and speculate about how the appeal of the game could be utilised by secondary teachers to improve English lessons.

Item Type: Article
Uncontrolled Keywords: ethnographic analysis, chess, chess players, students, mixed comprehensive school, children, learning, approaches and strategies to teaching, experiment, secondary teachers,
Subjects: L Education > LB Theory and practice of education > LB1603 Secondary Education. High schools
P Language and Literature > PE English
Divisions: Academic Departments > Institute of Education
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Depositing User: Geoffrey Elliott
Date Deposited: 15 Dec 2016 16:15
Last Modified: 15 Dec 2016 16:15
URI: https://eprints.worc.ac.uk/id/eprint/5157

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