Autoethnography is a challenging research practice, as it is often too easy to fall into a comparative mind and not fully appreciate the culture on its own, this bias will cloud the authentic experience. Throughout the course of the semester for BCM320, I have felt quite uncomfortable with the autoethnographic process as I have struggled to not compare and forcing myself into deeper critical analysis of my own epiphanies. I still feel that I have a lot of learning to do to increase my own research process but do feel I have improved and become more aware of cultures outside my own. I have had several key references that have helped me grow with the new research style.
Idea Formation and Methodology:
I was uncertain about how to approach the DA, within many elements, I wanted to select a topic I would feel comfortable with, however something that still…
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