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A Reflexive Autoethnographic Fragment: Epiphany in a Milkfloat




reflexivity, autoethnography, life history, storytelling, education


In 'A Reflexive Autoethnographic Fragment: Epiphany in a Milk Float', David Turner uses autoethnographic writing to begin to reflexively consider how his life history might have led him to an interest in a particular topic of study that he was about to embark on as part of research on the development of expertise in sports coaching, associated with a Professional Doctorate in Education course.

Author Biography

David Turner, Anglia Ruskin University

Dr David Turner is a Senior Lecturer in Sports Coaching at Anglia Ruskin University, Cambridge, United Kingdom, where he is a member of the Cambridge Centre for Sport and Exercise Sciences. He has been a sports coach and an educator for nearly 40 years. His research interests are centred around expertise and learning in sports coaching and beyond. He is particularly interested in the use of storytelling to derive and represent the wisdom of great coaches, and has an ongoing project of public talks and articles entitled Learning From Legendary Coaches.





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