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Autoethnographic Methodology - through field notes, interviews and/or artefacts

Personal narratives are stories about authors who view themselves as the phenomenon and write evocative narratives specifically focused on their academic, research, and personal lives (e.g., BERRY, 2007; GOODALL, 2006; POULOS, 2008; TILLMANN, 2009). 218 more words




When I was in the womb, I’m told, I attended a few Dodger games a Chavez-Ravine.  A few years later, a picture of me indicates that someone encouraged me to wear a Yankees shirt.   503 more words

Personal Narratives

Lopsided Afro

Self Determination.

I never realised how practical those words would become for my life until I started to explore the world beyond the safety of my University. 572 more words


Fleeting Friendships

I have been pondering the reasons why

I don’t have very many “regular” close friends. 

When I say “close friends”, I do not mean family, or people whom I have known for years, 1,826 more words


Remembering Mabs Holcomb


Today we remember Marjoribell (Mabs) Stakley Holcomb, who passed away exactly one year ago (Feb. 23, 2014). She was one of the early pioneers in the movement to support Deaf women’s quest to achieve independence, equality, and respect. 433 more words

Families With Deaf Children

Family Heritage in Personal Narratives

Hiking in Ireland   (National Geographic)

Writing a personal narrative is a great starting point for an introductory writing course.

In March–everyone seems to find their Irish roots. 45 more words