AbstractIt can be threatening for students to confront the stereotypes and prejudices they hold about any groups. One strategy for overcoming this barrier to change is to offer students a safe forum wherein they can examine their beliefs without fear of judgment. In this assignment, I explain how auto-ethnography can serve as such a forum. Specifically, I...
- Subject Area(s):
- Race, Class and Gender
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- Class Level(s):
- Any Level
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Learning Goals and Assessments
- Students will be able to understand how AutoEthnography can be "safe space" for them to write their own story.
- Students will identify their changing perceptions of, and your experiences with, any Class/Race/Gender/Sexuality/Religion your own or other than your own.
- Students will read and cite literature about AutoEthnography to justify why they are using AutoEthnography to write their own stories.
- Students will write an auto-ethnography essay that recounts their changing perceptions of experiences with a social group (race, class, gender, sexuality, religion, etc).