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dc.contributor.convenorPeter J. Jeffreyen_AU
dc.contributor.authorMatthews, Julieen_US
dc.contributor.authorSingh, Parloen_US
dc.contributor.editorPeter J. Jefferyen_US
dc.date.accessioned2017-04-04T21:06:18Z
dc.date.available2017-04-04T21:06:18Z
dc.date.issued2009en_US
dc.date.modified2010-06-22T06:52:49Z
dc.identifier.refurihttp://www.aare.edu.au/08pap/sin08262.pdfen_AU
dc.identifier.urihttp://hdl.handle.net/10072/30849
dc.description.abstractCurrent directions in education and the social sciences have led researchers to focus almost entirely on research outcomes and implications for policy and practice. A focus on the end product of research over data generation interactions and interventions occlude full consideration of knowledge generation processes in the research. In this paper we delineate the pedagogic dynamics of image production in a research project involving refugee young people in Brisbane, Australia. The Narratiing our World (NOW) project drew our attention to the theoretical lacuna and restricted understanding of the opportunities and limits afforded by visual research, and to the need to theorise approaches that to not fetishise images or research outcomes as objective commodities independent of people, contexts and political agendas. In examining the interface of data generation and interpretation beyond that of methodological discussions about objectivity and subjectivity we reflect on our project s an 'activist ethnography' (Luttrell, 2003: 147). Activist ethnography addresses the concepts of remembering, ambivalence and related epistemological tensions, and is informed by postcolonial theory. It acknowledges the changing dynamics of the research encounter in relation to how we see and represent others. From this perspective activist ethnography is not simply about reporting findings ias if they relate directly and simply to a 'real world'. Rather in conceptualising research as an engaged and tentative practice of knowledge making and unmaking, it remains open to articulating possibilities of new imaginings and 'what's never been' (Monk Kidd, 2002: 120-121).en_US
dc.description.peerreviewedYesen_US
dc.description.publicationstatusYesen_AU
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dc.languageEnglishen_US
dc.language.isoen_AU
dc.publisherAustralian Association for Research in Educationen_US
dc.publisher.placeDeakin, ACTen_US
dc.publisher.urihttp://ocs.sfu.ca/aare/index.php/AARE_2008/AARE/paper/viewFile/262/165en_AU
dc.relation.ispartofstudentpublicationNen_AU
dc.relation.ispartofconferencenameAARE 2008: Changing Climates: Education for Sustainable Futuresen_US
dc.relation.ispartofconferencetitleAARE 2008 Conference Papers Collection Proceedingsen_US
dc.relation.ispartofdatefrom2008-11-30en_US
dc.relation.ispartofdateto2008-12-04en_US
dc.relation.ispartoflocationBrisbaneen_US
dc.rights.retentionYen_AU
dc.subject.fieldofresearchLOTE, ESL and TESOL Curriculum and Pedagogy (excl. Maori)en_US
dc.subject.fieldofresearchcode130207en_US
dc.titleVisual Methodology and Ethnographic Un/Knowingen_US
dc.typeConference outputen_US
dc.type.descriptionE1 - Conference Publications (HERDC)en_US
dc.type.codeE - Conference Publicationsen_US
gro.facultyArts, Education & Law Group, School of Education and Professional Studiesen_US
gro.rights.copyrightCopyright remains with the authors 2009. The attached file is posted here with permission of the copyright owners for your personal use only. No further distribution permitted. For information about this conference please refer to the publisher's website or contact the authors.en_AU
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