Stories of Experience and Narrative Inquiry

  title={Stories of Experience and Narrative Inquiry},
  author={F. Michael Connelly and D Jean Clandinin},
  journal={Educational Researcher},
  pages={14 - 2}
Although narrative inquiry has a long intellectual history both in and out of education, it is increasingly used in studies of educational experience. One theory in educational research holds that humans are storytelling organisms who, individually and socially, lead storied lives. Thus, the study of narrative is the study of the ways humans experience the world. This general concept is refined into the view that education and educational research is the construction and reconstruction of… 
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