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ERIC Number: EJ1075376
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2015
Pages: 17
Abstractor: As Provided
ISSN: ISSN-0951-8398
"Rhizocurrere": A Deleuzo-Guattarian Approach to Curriculum Autobiography
Stewart, Alistair
International Journal of Qualitative Studies in Education (QSE), v28 n10 p1169-1185 2015
This paper introduces "rhizocurrere", a curriculum autobiographical concept I created to chart my efforts to develop place-responsive outdoor environmental education. "Rhizocurrere" brings together "rhizome", a Deleuze and Guattari concept, with currere, Pinar's autobiographical method for curriculum inquiry. Responding to invitations from Deleuze, Guattari and Pinar, to experiment, I have adapted their ideas to create a philosophical~methodological concept that draws attention to relationships between my pedagogical and curriculum research and the contexts that have shaped my life~work. This paper outlines "rhizocurrere", its parent concepts and how I have enacted my attempts to think differently about curricula and pedagogy. The central question is not "what is rhizocurrere?" but rather "how does/could rhizocurrere work?" and "what does/might rhizocurrere allow me to do?"
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Language: English
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Identifiers - Location: Australia
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