Introduction PART ONE: MAPPING THE LANDSCAPE FOR CRITICAL NARRATIVE Chapter One: Mapping the Field of Critical Narrative by S. R. Gill Chapter Two: Reframing the Critical by S. R. Gill Chapter Three: Critical Narrative as Pedagogy by S. R. Gill PART TWO: INDIVIDUAL AUTOBIOGRAPHIES AS CRITICAL NARRATIVE Chapter Four: Ancestral Voices by I. F. Goodson Chapter Five: Defining the Self through Autobiographical Memory by I. F. Goodson Chapter Six: Developing Life Themes by I. F. Goodson PART THREE: CRITICAL NARRATIVE IN DIVERSE LEARNING CONTEXTS Chapter Seven: From Demonising to Humanising: Transforming Memories of Violence to Stories of Peace by S. R. Gill Chapter Eight: The Healing Power of Narrative - Learning from Listening and Telling Our Stories by S. R. Gill with M. Cantacuzino, D. Grant and P. Miles Chapter Nine: Biographical learning - Critical dialogue and praxis by S. R. Gill Bibliography Index
Offers a unique understanding of teaching and learning, with a range of case studies showing how life narratives can be useful and inspiring pedagogical tools.
Ivor Goodson is Professor of Learning Theory at the Education Research Centre, University of Brighton, UK. He also holds the Joss Owen Professorship (Chair of Education) at the University of Plymouth. His recent books include: Narrative Learning (2010); Investigating the Teacher's Life and Work (2008), and Professional Knowledge, Professional Lives (2003). Scherto Gill is a Visiting Research Fellow at the University of Sussex's Department of Education, UK. She convenes, teaches and tutors the Person-Centred Education programme as part of the MA in Education Studies. Her teaching is about supporting students in exploring their own journeys of learning and research inquiry and helping them to become confident educational researchers and practitioners.
A wonderful resource for teachers and students to explore narrative
processes that can lead to meaningful change and development in any
learning environment ... Critical Narrative as Pedagogy is likely
to be of interest to educators, researchers and practitioners from
diverse disciplines those who are exploring different pedagogical
approaches to education. Educators and students alike will find the
case studies collected in this book helpful in expanding their
understanding of the potential of critical narrative as a
pedagogical approach. * New Zealand Journal of Educational Studies
Given the tumult in American education today, Critical Narrative as Pedagogy is a possible antidote to the din ... It is a positive, restorative endeavor, countering the teach-to-test philosophy currently fueling American education. * Journal for Peace & Justice Studies *