Who Am I? Who Are You? – Negotiating a Researcher Identity

Tara-Lynn Scheffel

Abstract


This article examines the process of negotiating a researcher identity with teachers and students during an ethnographic case study that explored literacy engagement in a grade two classroom. I consider the tensions presented and the negotiations undertaken during the study and conclude that the rhythm of negotiation is of critical importance to establishing trust in qualitative research.


Keywords


researcher identity; grade two classroom; literacy

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