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Narrative and Experience in Multicultural Education explores the untapped potential that narrative and experiential approaches have for understanding multicultural issues in education. The research featured in the book reflects an exciting new way of thinking about human experience. The studies focus on the lives of students, teachers, parents, and communities, highlighting experiences seldom discussed in the literature. Most importantly, the work emphasizes the understanding of experience and transforming this understanding into social and educational significance.

Creating Communities of Cultural Imagination: Negotiating a Curriculum of Diversity
Creating communities of cultural imagination: Negotiating a curriculum of diversity
JaniceHuber, M. ShaunMurphy, and D. JeanClandinin
Autobiographical Introduction

In the fall of 1990, Jean joined the faculty of education at the University of Alberta. As both a faculty member and Director of the Centre for Research for Teacher Education and Development, Jean continued a program of research with F. Michael Connelly and graduate students and teachers in schools and classrooms in which her interests in experiential and narrative understandings of teacher knowledge and professional contexts shaped her work alongside teacher education and graduate students in curriculum, teacher education, and narrative inquiry courses. It was in the context of a graduate course in curriculum studies, Life in the Elementary ...

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