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The Use Of Narrative Inquiry In Student Affairs Research, Robert D. Reason Apr 2001

The Use Of Narrative Inquiry In Student Affairs Research, Robert D. Reason

Education Publications

The author examines the use of narrative inquiry in student affairs research based on the benefits of qualitative research presented by Magolda (1999). Three benefits of narrative research are presented, along with implications for student affairs research. Benefits include an increased access to student experiences and campus culture, as well as better-informed theories. Implications include changes in epistemological assumptions and a greater emphasis on student growth and relationships. The author draws on original narrative research to examine the benefits and implications.


Innovative Language Learning: Achieving The Vision, Carol Chapelle Jan 2001

Innovative Language Learning: Achieving The Vision, Carol Chapelle

English Publications

The technologies demonstrated at the InSTIL and EUROCALL 2000 conferences were very inspiring. They gave participants the sense that the technologies of their wildest imaginations are at last materializing, particularly in long awaited advances in speech technologies. Some challenges, however, remain ahead as attempts are made to put these technologies to use in CALL. Past experience demonstrates for example that software designed for recognition of a proficient speaker’s language is different than that required for learner language. It is also evident that while language use may be critical for language acquisition, language use does not necessarily indicate language acquisition ...