Qualitative evaluation of individual experiences of a school-based educational programme on crime

Mack, Michelle C. ORCID: 0000-0003-0743-7339 and Allen, Gill ORCID: 0000-0002-0226-9818 (2018) Qualitative evaluation of individual experiences of a school-based educational programme on crime. Cogent Education, 5 (148354). ISSN 2331-186X

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Abstract

Project Chameleon is a school-based educational programme relating to crime, UK law and social moral positioning. Qualitative data were collated from three focus groups with child participants and two focus groups with university psychology student volunteers. The data related directly to the individual experiences of child participants and student volunteers supporting the facilitation of the programme. Three overarching themes emerged from the data: Personal Experiences, relating to individual learning, attitude and behavioural changes and how individuals used the information provided by the programme; Programme Delivery, which examined all aspects of how the programme was taught to child participants; and Session Content and Issues, discussing the topics and any relevant problems occurring whilst participating. Recommendations for future school-based interventions are discussed, including delivery style, interactivity, dosage and tailored content.

Item Type: Article
Uncontrolled Keywords: Education - Social Sciences, Criminology and Criminal Justice, Behavioural Sciences, Education, Primary, Elementary Education, School Psychology,Secondary Education, Classroom Practice, Curriculum Studies
Subjects: H Social Sciences > H Social Sciences (General)
Divisions: School of Education and Psychology > Psychology
Depositing User: Tracey Gill
Date Deposited: 11 Jul 2018 09:07
Last Modified: 12 Jul 2018 10:48
Identification Number: 10.1080/2331186X.2018.1483545
URI: http://ubir.bolton.ac.uk/id/eprint/1810

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