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Module FIELDS IN THE MAKING: NARRATIVE AND ARTS-BASED RESEARCH METHODOLOGY IN EDUCATION.

Module code: ED817
Credits: 5
Semester: Year-Long
Department: EDUCATION
International: No
Coordinator: Grace O'Grady (EDUCATION)
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Contemporary theories of self view subjectivity as fluid and contextual; constructed and reconstructed through the stories people tell themselves and others about who they are (Riessman, 2008). These stories/narratives are stitched into the ways of seeing, knowing and being that are made available to us in our culture. Construing the self as narratively structured has led to the bourgeoning of ethnographies and alternative approaches in the social sciences and humanities. Poststructuralist and postcolonialist writers have produced, in combination with literary, feminist and queer studies, a diverse range of transgressive, experimental and emancipatory research genres that attempt to make visible alternative knowledge often silenced and/or contested. Unrecognized, unacknowledged or unsayable stories can be made more accessible by the use of visual image-making and arts based approaches to research. These highlight particular ways of learning and knowing the world. This module invites participants to consider notions of subjectivity and research methodology and provides a creative pedagogical space to explore contemporary, transformative research in education.

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