Autoethnography for reflexive research and practice

McIlveen, Peter (2008) Autoethnography for reflexive research and practice. In: Australian Association of Career Counsellors National Career Conference 2008, 26-28 Mar 2008, Hobart, Australia.

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Abstract

This paper advances autoethnography as method to enhance awareness of oneself and reflexivity in research-practice. The paper draws upon a contextualist approach and the literature of narrative psychology and narrative research. An overview of autoethnography is provided along with its potential for its application in vocational psychology and career development practice. Implications for reflexivity and critical consciousness are discussed. The author provides a personal example of an evocative approach to autoethnography


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Item Type: Conference or Workshop Item (Commonwealth Reporting Category E) (Speech)
Refereed: No
Item Status: Live Archive
Additional Information: No evidence of copyright restrictions.
Depositing User: Dr Peter McIlveen
Faculty / Department / School: Historic - Faculty of Education
Date Deposited: 20 Jul 2009 03:05
Last Modified: 10 Oct 2014 00:33
Uncontrolled Keywords: autoethnography, vocational psychology, career development, reflexivity, reflective practice
Fields of Research (FOR2008): 13 Education > 1303 Specialist Studies in Education > 130305 Educational Counselling
Socio-Economic Objective (SEO2008): E Expanding Knowledge > 97 Expanding Knowledge > 970117 Expanding Knowledge in Psychology and Cognitive Sciences
URI: http://eprints.usq.edu.au/id/eprint/5342

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