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In this autoethnographic work, authors Deanna L. Fassett and John T. Warren illustrate a synthesis of critical pedagogy and instructional communication, as both a field of study and a teaching philosophy. Critical Communication Pedagogy is a poetic work that charts paradigmatic tensions in instructional communication research, articulates commitments underpinning critical communication pedagogy, and invites readers into self-reflection on their experiences as researchers, students, and teachers.

Writing, Researching, and Living: Critical Communication Pedagogy as Reflexivity
Writing, researching, and living: Critical communication pedagogy as reflexivity

In the July 2000 issue of Communication Education, I realized a new sense of hope. And while, perhaps, I was giving too much power to the editorial decisions of a journal, I must admit I was more than a bit excited when I reached into my mailbox and found the pages of Ronald J. Pelias's “The Critical Life.” Pelias's (2000) essay began with an abstract—“This autoethnographic essay follows…”—and I was hooked: I wanted to see autoethnography in those pages, to know that a journal that has often felt ideologically narrow could offer new ways of imagining our scholarship. The speaker in the piece, a familiar voice that resonates ...

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