Have you ever wondered how your personal experiences can be a source of knowledge and insight for yourself and others? Have you ever wanted to write about your life stories and share them with a wider audience? If so, you may be interested in learning about autoethnography, a qualitative research method that uses a researchers personal experience to describe and critique cultural beliefs, practices, and experiences. In this article, we will explain what autoethnography is, how to conduct it, and what are its benefits and limitations. We will also provide some examples of published autoethnographies and resources for further reading.
Autoethnography as a Method for Exploring Personal and Professional Identities in Education