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Biography

Dr Bridget Egan is Senior Lecturer in Education. She has three key areas of expertise: research methods in education, Early Years education, and Primary Design and Technology Education.

Publications

Peer-reviewed journal articles

  • Egan, B. (2009), Learning Conversations and Listening Pedagogy: the relationship in student teachers' developing identities, European Early Childhood Educational Research Journal, Vol. 17 (1), pp. 43-56.
  • Egan, B., Clarke, H., Fletcher, L. and Ryan, C. (2006), Creating case studies of practice through appreciative inquiry, Educational Action Research International Journal, Vol. 14 (3), pp. 407-422.
  • Egan, B. (2004), Constructing a Professional Identity: some preliminary findings from early years students, European Early Childhood Educational Research Journal, Vol.12 (2).

Occasional papers

  • Egan, B. (ed.) (2008), Innovative Practice: Teachers and Young Children Exploring Their Worlds Together, Research in Action Occasional Papers, University of Winchester.
  • Egan, B. (ed.) (2006), Teachers and Young Children Exploring Their Worlds Together, Research in Action Occasional Papers, University of Winchester.

Chapters in edited books

  • Egan, B. (2005), 'Creative Friends' in a collaborative Project IN Benson, C. L. (ed.) Excellence Through Enjoyment, Birmingham.

Recent conference presentations

  • Egan, B. (2013), Embodied communication in pedagogical relationships: dancing interactions. Paper presented at REID seminar, University of Orebro.
  • Egan, B. (2012), The dance of interaction. Poster presented at BERA/Tactyc regional seminar, University of Winchester.
  • Egan, B. (2011), 'Losing the body' in early childhood education. Paper presented at EECERA conference, Geneva.
  • Egan, B. (2011), Research ethics and professional ethics: synergies and conflicts. Paper presented at 2nd International Conference on Professional Doctorates, University of Edinburgh.

Performances

  • Egan, B. (2011) ‘Sustained Shared Thinking’: a reflection. Public seminar, Penn Green Early Childhood Research Centre.
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