Narrative Matters 2010 Presentation
Published on: Mar 3, 2016
Transcripts - Narrative Matters 2010 Presentation
Eljee JavierUniversity of Manchester (United Kingdom)
English language teaching Native vs. Non-native Race and the Native speaker VEM-NEST definition Research focus Professional Identities of VEM-NESTs
RESEARCH QUESTIONS METHODOLOGY How do visible ethnic Written narratives minority, native English speaking teachers (VEM- NESTs), who are working in Oral interview narratives an EFL context, view themselves as teachers? What are the factors that contribute to how VEM- NESTs create their professional and personal identity?
The extent to which the researcher discloses aspectsof their background and/or experience that potentially affects the relationship with their participants
PREVIOUS MA STUDY CURRENT PhD STUDY Partial reveal Sharing my narrative Linguistic and ethnic Experience as well as background linguistic and ethnic 1st narrative as example background 2nd narrative as example To encourage participants To encourage similar as to share their stories with well as contrasting someone “like them” narratives
What kinds of insight would I hope to get from participants who are unaware of what we share? What are the implications of how I position myself to/with my participants for data generation? For obtaining consent? Etc. Is it ethical to hide from them what I share with them?
Previous MA PhD study Study Partially revealed Sharing personallinguistic and racial narrative with background participants IncreasingLimited reflexivity reflexivity inin narrative study narrative study (???)
To what extent is it necessary to disclose background information and/or personal experience of the researcher? When is it appropriate to disclose this information? Why is it necessary?