SAGE Journal Articles

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Article 1

Gerstl-Pepin, C and Patrizio, K. (2009). Learning from Dumbledore’s pensieve: Metaphor as an aid for teaching reflexivity in qualitative research. Qualitative Research, 9(3), 299-308.

Questions that apply to this article:

  1. What reflection do you engage in regularly as a learner?
  2. How does your reflection effect your thinking as a researcher?
  3. What other metaphors can you imagine for describing a reflexive practice?

Article 2

Wagle, T. and Cantaffa, D. T. (2008). Working our hyphens: Exploring identity relations in qualitative research. Qualitative Inquiry, 14(1), 135-159.

Questions that apply to this article:

  1. Why is it important for qualitative researchers to examine their personal identities?
  2. What various factors inform your personal identity?
  3. How do you think your personal identity may interact with your research practice?