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Children's perceptions of fear

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posted on 2023-06-12, 13:40 authored by Francinah MasolaFrancinah Masola, Azwihangwisi Muthivhi, Prof Keshni Bipath

This study investigated the ecosystemic factors influencing the experience of fear in young children. Through qualitative method, a sample of 12 grade three learners’ drawings, 12 parents, three grade three teachers from low socio-economic status, middle socio-economic status and high socio-economic status participated in the study.  A multiple case study design was employed to explore and compare what influence fearful experiences among Grade 3 learners from three different socio-economic class. I analysed data through thematic inductive analysis.


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