Teaching autoethnography : personal writing in the classroom /

"Teaching Autoethnography: Personal Writing in the Classroom is dedicated to the practice of immersive ethnographic and autoethonographic writing that encourages authors to participate in the communities about which they write. This book draws not only on critical qualitative inquiry methods su...

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Bibliographic Details
Main Author: Tombro, Melissa (Author)
Format: eBook
Published: Geneseo, NY : Published by Open SUNY Textbooks, Milne Library (IITG PI), State University of New York at Geneseo, [2016]
Series:Open SUNY Textbooks.
Online Access:CONNECT
Table of Contents:
  • Understanding our students' relationship to "I"
  • Getting started in the classroom
  • Writing essays for class : the first steps
  • Workshop and peer review process
  • Memory/character essays
  • Writing about spaces and events
  • The autoethnography project
  • Choosing topics for the autoethnography
  • The interview process
  • Conducting observations
  • Putting it all together
  • Challenges of personal writing
  • Concluding thoughts
  • Sample class schedule
  • Additional readings on autoethnography
  • Deep observation assignment : eleven examples
  • Self-as-character assignment : eight examples
  • Memory assignment : six examples
  • Memory/character essay : thirteen examples
  • The space or event essay : thirteen examples
  • The autoethnography : ten examples.