Optimise learning through a narrative inquiry into practice. Collaboratively and independently engage with theories, strategies and practices of writing life stories to better understand educational processes, practices, places, and policies. Critically analyse relevant literature in a chosen area of interest through a range of writing strategies. Includes writing a critically reflective narrative to inform future practice.
This course is designed for professional practitioners and researchers endeavouring to demonstrate and enhance their skills and understanding of narrative inquiry into practice. By asking important questions related to your own practice, you’ll develop several skills, including writing as a method of inquiry, narrative inquiry, poetic inquiry and arts-based methods, with critical links to relevant theory. It is suitable for those who work in communities of learning in collaboration with others, for those seeking or holding positions of leadership, and/or for practitioners wanting to inquire into and enhance their own professional practice. Through the process of qualitative inquiry, you will critically evaluate an area of interest to identify and critique implications for future practice.
At the completion of this course, students will be able to: Build expertise in an area of professional interest. Articulate and critique theoretical perspectives regarding the selected area of inquiry. Demonstrate a critical and informed understanding of narrative inquiry. Conduct a credible qualitative inquiry. Critically evaluate an area of interest throughout the process of inquiry. Identify and critique implications for practice.
Currently scheduled classes
2022 Epsom (Summer School): Online work, combined with scheduled classes on Mondays 10 and 24 January, 9:00 am - 3:00 pm.
2022 Offshore Online (Summer School)
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This course can be taken as a taught course in the following programmes:
- Bachelor of Education (Teaching) (Honours)
- Master of Counselling
- Postgraduate Diploma in Counselling Theory
- Postgraduate Diploma in Education
- Postgraduate Certificate in Education
- Master of Educational Leadership
- Postgraduate Diploma in Educational Leadership
- Master of Education
- Master of Professional Studies in Education