Chapter 2. How We Carried Out This Study

  1. Barbara Tizard and
  2. Martin Hughes

Published Online: 25 FEB 2008

DOI: 10.1002/9780470774328.ch2

Young Children Learning

Young Children Learning

How to Cite

Tizard, B. and Hughes, M. (2002) How We Carried Out This Study, in Young Children Learning, Blackwell Publishing Ltd, Oxford, UK. doi: 10.1002/9780470774328.ch2

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 25 FEB 2008
  2. Published Print: 1 JAN 2002

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780631236153

Online ISBN: 9780470774328



  • conversations;
  • transcripts;
  • time-consuming process;
  • working-class children;
  • education authorities


This chapter contains section titled:

  • Selection of Children

  • Recording the Conversations

  • Presence of an Observer

  • When to Record

  • Preparing the Transcripts

  • The nursery School Setting

  • What was Left out of the Transcripts

  • What We Told the Teachers, Mothers and Children