Negotiating intimate identification: Experiences of two homosexual and lesbian preservice music instructors

Negotiating intimate identification: Experiences of two homosexual and lesbian preservice music instructors

Negotiating intimate identification: Experiences of two homosexual and lesbian preservice music instructors

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Abstract

Few studies in the area of instructor training have actually analyzed the experiences of homosexual and lesbian preservice instructors. Donahue (2007) implies that homosexual and lesbian preservice teachers struggle with how exactly to negotiate their intimate identification as developing instructors. This intrinsic research study explored exactly exactly how two preservice music instructors hid or disclosed their homosexual or lesbian identification in their studentteaching placements. The individuals had been signed up for two universities that are different midwestern states. Brett, whom defined as homosexual, taught with a right feminine cooperating instructor in a tiny, rural community; Nicole, whom defined as lesbian, taught with two lesbian cooperating instructors in a setting that is suburban. Each pupil instructor took part in three interviews and offered weekly log entries via e-mail through the semester that is 16-week. Brett’s within-case analysis revealed the following themes: Selectively sharing private information and handling the cooperating instructor. Read more about Negotiating intimate identification: Experiences of two homosexual and lesbian preservice music instructors