NotesFAQContact Us
Collection
Advanced
Search Tips
Showing all 3 results Save | Export
Peer reviewed Peer reviewed
Direct linkDirect link
Pullinger, Debbie; Whitley, David – Changing English: Studies in Culture and Education, 2016
For centuries, memorisation was the vital mode through which the "uses of poetry" were realised. Mixed reactions to its reinstatement on the primary curriculum indicate how much has changed. But does memorisation afford a type of understanding not available through reading or critical analysis? This article draws on the initial findings…
Descriptors: Poetry, Memorization, Teaching Methods, English Instruction
Peer reviewed Peer reviewed
Direct linkDirect link
Pullinger, Debbie; Whitley, David – Changing English: Studies in Culture and Education, 2013
Drawing on a strand of findings from the Cambridge Poetry Teaching Project, a small-scale research study co-ordinated through the Faculty of Education at the University of Cambridge, this article examines contemporary understandings of poetry performance in teaching contexts. Positioning these understandings in relation to past practices, we…
Descriptors: Poetry, Teaching Methods, English Literature, English Instruction
Peer reviewed Peer reviewed
Direct linkDirect link
Pullinger, Debbie – Changing English: Studies in Culture and Education, 2012
This article considers the practice of learning poems and the value of poetry in the memory, and emerges from the Cambridge Poetry Teaching Project, a small-scale research study co-ordinated through the Faculty of Education at the University of Cambridge. Drawing on the subset of findings in relation to learning and memory, the essay locates the…
Descriptors: Poetry, Literature Appreciation, Learning Processes, Memory