This chapter frames the process of autoethnography as the enactment of narrative inquiry, learning and pedagogy through exploration and discussion of: story as narrative research; autobiographical memory as a form of narrative construction; the ways in which these elements form narrative learning; and the implications of this in developing pedagogy. The importance and significance of learning through the reflexive articulation of personal expereince is the theme that unites the sections of the chapter. The author draws upon a number of narratives from their own research, learning and teaching to illustrate the discussion, highlighting the ways in which learning from expereince about ourselves, others and the cultures that we live and work within is also the theme that unites the various elements of the author's interaction with other teachers and students of education.
|Title of host publication||The Routledge international handbook of narrative and life history|
|Editors||Ivor Goodson, Ari Antikainen, Pat Antikainen, Molly Andrews|
|Place of Publication||London, UK|
|Number of pages||14|
|Publication status||Published - 1 Jan 2017|
Bibliographical noteThis is an Accepted Manuscript of a book chapter published by Routledge in The Routledge international handbook of narrative and life history on 2017, available online: http://www.routledge.com/https://www.routledge.com/The-Routledge-International-Handbook-on-Narrative-and-Life-History/Goodson-Antikainen-Sikes-Andrews/p/book/9781138784291
Hayler, M. (2017). Always a story. In I. Goodson, A. Antikainen, P. Antikainen, & M. Andrews (Eds.), The Routledge international handbook of narrative and life history (pp. 102-115). Routledge. https://www.routledge.com/The-Routledge-International-Handbook-on-Narrative-and-Life-History/Goodson-Antikainen-Sikes-Andrews/p/book/9781138784291