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ERIC Number: EJ997995
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2013
Pages: 16
Abstractor: As Provided
ISSN: ISSN-1742-5964
A Topography of Collaboration: Methodology, Identity and Community in Self-Study of Practice Research
Hamilton, Mary Lynn; Pinnegar, Stefinee
Studying Teacher Education, v9 n1 p74-89 2013
Through the use of the metaphoric tool of topography, two educational researchers explore the development of their understanding of collaboration in self-study of teacher education practices research. The researchers communicate their perceptions through the presentation of four topographic moments. Each topographic moment is represented by a poem and the analysis of the poem. The four moments explored include the self in collaboration, the positioning of the self and the other on the landscape of collaboration, the way in which collaboration impacts research methodology, and the role of representation and community. The poems stand as landscape markers used to metaphorically capture and communicate the authors' understandings. The way in which collaboration influences the layers of methodology contributes to the identity of teacher educator/researchers and establishes a community of scholarship in self-study research.
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Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research
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Language: English
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