Just Who Do We Think We Are?: Methodologies for Autobiography and Self-Study in Education

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Overview

As method takes centre stage in educational and social scientific research, and self-study becomes a key tool for research, training, practice and professional development in education, Just Who Do We Think We Are? provides a resource for anyone undertaking this form of practitioner research.
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780415298728
  • Publisher: Taylor & Francis
  • Publication date: 1/21/2005
  • Pages: 264
  • Product dimensions: 6.00 (w) x 9.00 (h) x 0.75 (d)

Meet the Author

Claudia Mitchell is Professor and Chair in the School of Education at KwaZulu-Natal University. Sandra Weber is Professor of Education and a Fellow at the Simone de Beauvoir Institute at Concordia University. Kathleen O'Reilly-Scanlon is a faculty member of the University of Regina in western Canada.

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Table of Contents

1 Just who do we think we are... and how do we know this? : re-visioning pedagogical spaces for studying our teaching selves 1
2 The pedagogy of shoes : clothing and the body in self-study 13
3 Heavy fuel : memoire, autobiography and narrative 22
4 Drawings as a research tool for self-study : an embodied method of exploring memories of childhood bullying 34
5 The monochrome frame : mural-making as a methodology for understanding 'self' 49
6 Using pictures at an exhibition to explore my teaching practices 58
7 Self-study through an exploration of artful and artless experiences 69
8 Apples of change : arts-based methodology as a poetic and visual sixth sense 81
9 Inquiry through poetry : the genesis of self-study 95
10 Truth in fiction : seeing our rural selves 111
11 'It was good to find out why' : teaching drama planning through a self-study lens 123
12 Speak for yourselves : capturing the complexity of critical reflection 131
13 Just where do I think I'm going? : working with marginalized and disaffected youths and their self-study 142
14 Pathlamp : a self-study guide for teacher research 154
15 Teaching about teaching : the role of self-study 168
16 The sand diaries : visions, vulnerability and self-study 183
17 A queer path across the straight furrows of my field : a series of reflections 193
18 Self-study through narrative interpretation : probing lived experiences of educational privilege 206
19 'White female teacher arrives in native community with trunk and cat' : using self-study to investigate tales of traveling white teachers 218
20 Starting with the self : reflexivity in studying women teachers' lives in development 231
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