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ERIC Number: EJ844045
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2009-Jun
Pages: 6
Abstractor: As Provided
Reference Count: 17
ISBN: N/A
ISSN: ISSN-1052-0147
A Process of Becoming: In Favour of a Reflexive Narrative Approach
Lyle, Ellyn
Qualitative Report, v14 n2 p293-298 Jun 2009
As both researcher and practitioner, or in service educator, I often resist situating myself within one discrete tradition. For this reason, I turn to narrative as an approach to understanding. I believe employing narrative allows me to draw from a cross-section of scholarly work including reflexive inquiry, critical analysis, and autoethnography. Often qualified as a method or a tool of inquiry, the narrative approach is rarely examined for its epistemological underpinnings. Thus, "A Process of Becoming" refers to both the promotion of a methodological approach to knowing in social science and to the medium through which practitioners can become better acquainted with themselves.
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Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: N/A
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Language: English
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