Here's another nice mess: using video in reflective dialogue research method

Hepplewhite, Kay (2014) Here's another nice mess: using video in reflective dialogue research method. Research in Drama Education: Journal of Applied Theatre and Performance, 19 (3). pp. 326-335. ISSN 1356-9783

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This account discusses ‘reflective dialogues’, a process utilising video to re-examine in-action decision-making with theatre practitioners who operate in community contexts. The reflexive discussions combine with observation, text and digital documentation to offer a sometimes ‘messy’ (from Schön 1987) dynamic to the research and provide multiple insights through reviewing the working processes. This account presents the method, along with examples from reflective dialogues with a selection of practitioners and critique of the processes. The account toys with this interplay of practice/research/reflection and attempts (albeit temporarily) to impose a structure to configure the mess. In seeking to re-inform the practitioners and potential practitioners in applied theatre, the reflective dialogues have generating their own web of messed up research-of-reflection-onpractice.

Item Type: Article
Uncontrolled Keywords: video research, practitioner, reflection, dialogue
Subjects: W400 Drama
Department: Faculties > Arts, Design and Social Sciences > Social Sciences
Depositing User: Dr Kay Hepplewhite
Date Deposited: 21 Oct 2014 08:05
Last Modified: 12 Oct 2019 19:32

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