Grumet, Madeleine R., "Autobiography and Reconceptualization," Impact, 14 (Spring, 1979), 10-14. Reprinted in Journal of Curriculum Theorizing, 2(Summer, 1980), 155-158. Reprinted pp. 139-144 in Henry A. Giroux, Anthony N. Penna, and William F. Pinar, eds., Curriculum and Instruction: Alternatives in Education . Berkeley, CA: McCutchan, 1981.


Describes the method of autobiography or reflexive analysis with students in teacher education.

Broad Topical Focus

Curriculum Inquiry Guidelines

Source Discipline


Mode of Inquiry in the Study

Phenomenological Inquiry, Multiple/Mixed Forms of Inquiry

Type of Study

Single Study

Narrow Topic

Knowledge Generation, Curriculum as Experience, Teacher Education


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