Mulholland Judith & Wallace John (2003). Â« Strength, Sharing and Service : Restorying and the legitimation of research texts Â». British Educational Research Journal, vol. 29, nÂ° 1, p. 5–23. En ligne : <http://ejournals.ebsco. ... ContributionID=11238514>.
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BibTeX citation key: Mulholland2003
Keywords: enseignant, expĂ©rience professionnelle, formation des enseignants, sciences
Creators: Mulholland, Wallace
Collection: British Educational Research Journal
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This article uses data from a longitudinal qualitative research project exploring the experiences of elementary teachers as they both learnt and taught science in the transition from a pre-service to an in-service situation. Interviews, journal entries and observations were the original data sources from which case studies were derived by narrative analysis. The material used in this article concerns a single participant. The purpose is to examine a narrative device, restorying, and explore its usefulness as a way of enhancing legitimation in narrative inquiry. Three sets of criteria for legitimation of qualitative studies are suggested; a set that requires research to be conducted in ways that provide evidence of thoroughness and fairness; a set that allows the reader to experience vicariously the world of the participants; and a set concerned with the ways in which education is enhanced for researcher, participants and reader. The authors suggest that a single text cannot fully satisfy all of these criteria sets but that by using multiple tellings or restorying, the legitimation of findings in qualitative research can be enhanced.
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