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.
Research, Narrative, Reflexivity, and Critical Analysis
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Lyle, E. (2009). A Process of Becoming: In Favour of a Reflexive Narrative Approach. The Qualitative Report, 14(2), 293-298. https://doi.org/10.46743/2160-3715/2009.1384