Challenges of multi-professional working within one English Higher Education Institution: ‘We hit a giant’: is this a shared experience?
Soan, S., Delahunt, T. and Le Moine, G. 2020. Challenges of multi-professional working within one English Higher Education Institution: ‘We hit a giant’: is this a shared experience? PRACTICE. https://doi.org/10.1080/25783858.2020.1831888
|Authors||Soan, S., Delahunt, T. and Le Moine, G.|
This paper discusses the process and outcome of an innovative qualitative research approach evidencing the lived experiences of a group of academics who were confronting what they felt at the time to be the indisputable extinction of their network. In an effort to provide a constructive response to the academics’ despondency and lack of agency, one colleague, Tom, suggested using a creative approach to enable individual voices to be heard, acknowledged and appropriately shared. Utilising this consideration, the findings from a collection of personal narrative reflections were thematically analysed, snipped and re-situated in order to create a poem telling and highlighting the elements academics considered were the key drivers for their frustrations and disillusionment.
|Keywords||Professional reflection; Therapeutic reflection; Expressive arts; Innovative research methodology; Poetry; Institutional development; Creative writing; Writing as therapy|
|Publisher||Routledge, Taylor and Francis|
|Digital Object Identifier (DOI)||https://doi.org/10.1080/25783858.2020.1831888|
|Online||25 Oct 2020|
|Publication process dates|
|Accepted||30 Sep 2020|
|Deposited||22 Feb 2021|
|Accepted author manuscript|
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