The critical autobiography and the professional doctorate

Eastman, Christine and Maguire, Kate (2014) The critical autobiography and the professional doctorate. In: Before, Beside and After (Beyond) the Biographical Narrative, 06-09 Mar 2014, Magdeburg, Germany.

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Abstract

These research findings emerged from a year-long series of workshops for professional doctorate candidates at Middlesex University. The workshops used autobiographies, biographies, novels, journalism, poetry and essays from the 18th to the 21st century to stimulate discussion and learning in relation to each candidate’s style, tastes and context support the development of writing skills appropriate to doctoral practice knowledge. Outcomes included bridging academic, reflective and professional writing; deepening critical thinking and expression and understanding and practising critical autobiography – all of which are core components of professional/practitioner based doctorates.

Item Type: Conference or Workshop Item (Paper)
Research Areas: A. > Work and Learning Research Centre
Item ID: 13541
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Depositing User: Christine Eastman
Date Deposited: 20 Jun 2014 10:21
Last Modified: 07 Sep 2018 20:45
URI: http://eprints.mdx.ac.uk/id/eprint/13541

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