In this article, we attempt to conciliate the issues of an audit culture that surround the postgraduate programs in Mexico through the National Council of Science and Technology (CONACyT) with highly flexible definition of the course using duoethnography. The goal being to satisfy national requirements yet retain freedom in applied research in English as a foreign language teaching. This is done through an intense process of data recycling with the student participants in a semester-long analysis. This analysis also involved a continuous editing and reediting process to try and connect all the participants’ autobiographical dots of the course to arrive at a definition.
Audit Culture, CONACyT, Duoethnography, Evaluation, Professional Practicum
We would like to thank the students from the Profesional Practicum course for their open participation in this research project: Diane Stukan, Diana Agredo, Omar Serna, Maria Fernada Castillo, Alexis Adriana Lozano, Perla Villegas, Luis Alejandro Figueroa, Rosalina Romo.
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Crawford, T., & Garcia-Ponce, E. (2019). Defining a Practicum in Applied Linguistics through Duoethnography to Comply with the National Postgraduate Audit Culture in Mexico. The Qualitative Report, 24(1), 145-155. Retrieved from https://nsuworks.nova.edu/tqr/vol24/iss1/11