Wasn’t it just the best when the teacher said today’s class was a movie-watching event? Even at 22, perhaps even more so as a very tired 22 year old student, this darkening of the room and ability to just absorb film and not speak is quite tantalising. For a Thursday afternoon, it was heavenly.
It is just like a cinema, there is a rustle and bustle of someone’s overly-noisy food packet struggling with shaking hands, people are chatting, and faces are lit by the fluorescent glow of phone screens. This time, the use of personal devices is a must. For autoethnography, the researcher “seeks to produce aesthetic and evocative thick descriptions of personal and interpersonal experience” (Ellis et. al, 2011), so we need to type as we view to record these experiences.
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