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The research puzzle, in this study, evolved as I made sense of making hope visible in my interactions at a centre that studied how intentionally using hope enhances quality of life. Over a period of 12 years I developed a set of five hope-focused practices (LeMay, Edey, & Larsen, 2008). In this...
In this research, I focused on inquiring into midwivesâ experiences of caring for women in Ghana during labour. Using narrative inquiry, four midwives, currently working in private maternity homes, were invited to share their experiences. I was constantly guided by the three dimensional...
In this paper based dissertation, experiences of people who are/were homeless in Japan were explored using narrative inquiry. Treating narratives as storied phenomena under study, narrative inquiry is considered both as a research methodology and as a way of understanding human experiences...
A Narrative Inquiry into the Experiences of Point-of-Care HIV Testing Alongside People who were Tested while in a Correctional Facility or at a BathhouseDownload
With a call to increase the accessibility of HIV testing in Canada, point-of-care testing for HIV is being readily adopted. The World Health Organization (WHO, 2012) outlines the importance of protecting the human rights of those being tested through ensuring: informed consent, confidentiality,...
A Narrative Inquiry into the Experiences of Young Women with Learning Difficulties involved in the Criminal Justice SystemDownload
Young women with learning difficulties are over-represented in the criminal justice system. They are more likely to be arrested, charged, sentenced, incarcerated, and re-incarcerated. A literature review revealed an emerging body of research within the disciplines of disability studies and...
A Narrative Inquiry into the Experiences of sub-Saharan African Immigrants Living with HIV in Alberta, CanadaDownload
Current epidemiological data show an increasing number of men and women from sub-Saharan African countries who are living with HIV in Alberta. New cases of HIV between 1999 and 2008 among both men and women in the heterosexual (endemic) risk category have increased. In 2008, one Alberta HIV...
A Narrative Inquiry into the Lived Curriculum of Grade 1 Children Identified as Struggling Readers: Experiences of Children, Parents, and TeachersDownload
My daughter’s experiences as a struggling reader awakened me to difficulties children live when they do not learn as expected in schools; she inspired this study. My research puzzle focused on the experiences of children identified as struggling readers in Grade 1 and on those of their parents...
A Narrative Inquiry into the Lives of Older Adults Labelled with Intellectual Disabilities: The Significance of Place as a Means to Story RetirementDownload
This narrative inquiry engaged the author in the storied lives of three older gentlemen labelled with intellectual disabilities (the inquirers) as they lived out a story of retirement in their community in a mid-sized city in Western Canada. The author walked alongside the inquirers for nearly a...
My research puzzle focused on understanding the ways in which children compose their identities as citizens in curricular situations through telling and inquiring into the stories of who they are in their multiple life contexts. I conceptually framed citizenship education as linked to...
The education and school experiences of siblings of seriously ill children are greatly affected when the family of an ill child is required to travel for life saving treatment. This study inquired into the narratives of the children as temporary and uniquely challenged students in Alberta to...