Item description for Auto/Biography and Auto/Ethnography: Praxis of Research Method (Bold Visions in Educational Research) by W.-M. Roth...
In a number of academic disciplines, auto/biography and auto/ethnography have become central means of critiquing of the ways in which research represents individuals and their cultures. Auto/biography and auto/ethnography are genres that blend ethnographic interests with life writing and they tell about a culture at the same time they tell about an individual life. This book presents educational researchers, in exemplary form, the possibilities and constraints of both auto/biography and auto/ethnography as methods of doing educational research. The contributors to this volume explore, by means of examples, auto/biography and auto/ethnography as means for critical analysis and as tool kit for the different stakeholders in education. The four thematic sections deal with: a. different possible uses and constraints of the two methods b. understanding teaching and teaching to learn c. institutional critiques d. experiences and trajectories as evidence of a sociology of everyday life. The book was written to be used by upper undergraduate and graduate students taking courses in research design; because of its practical approach, it is highly suitable for those contexts where research methods courses do not exist. The audience also includes professors, who want to have a reference on design and methodology, and those who have not yet had the opportunity to employ a particular method.
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Studio: Sense Publishers
Est. Packaging Dimensions: Length: 9.2" Width: 6.1" Height: 1.2" Weight: 1.4 lbs.
Release Date Aug 8, 2005
Publisher Sense Publishers
ISBN 9077874046 ISBN13 9789077874042
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