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Letting go : a self-study utilizing critical literacy as method in improving my practice /
(Brock University, 2003-07-14)
This is a Self-study about my role as a teacher, driven by the question: "How do I improve my practice?" (Whitehead, 1989)? In this study, I explored the discomfort that I had with the way that I had been teaching. ...
Why I am not a teacher: a self-study examining why I made the decision to exit the teaching profession /
(Brock University, 2006-06-04)
A good teacher was once described as being like a candle; consuming itself to light the way for others (Author unknown). But as Knox (2005) says, far too many yoimg flames flicker out before they ever get the opportvmity ...
Paradigms and prisons: a narrative of translation and transformation : my hero's journey from "at-risk" youth to teacher/learner in a jail setting /
(Brock University, 2007-06-29)
All life is suffering. Life is the pursuit ofhappiness. These are two foundational Buddhist dictums that, in their simplicity, I have entirely misunderstood regarding their depth, misreading them as contradictory. Indeed, ...
Pausing at the river's edge : a narrative inquiry into the practice of a reading teacher /
(Brock University, 2004-07-14)
In this narrative self-study I retell and connect the stories ofmy personal journey with literacy from childhood to the present. I use narrative as both methodology and method as I story my life experiences and my personal ...
The storying of an educator: the power of living legacy /
(Brock University, 2005-06-01)
"I began these pages for myself, in order to think out my own particular pattern of living, my own individual balance of life, work and human relationships." Lindbergh (1983) p.9. In this thesis, I use self-study research ...