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 just how to negotiate their identity that is sexual as instructors. This case that is intrinsic explored exactly just exactly how two preservice music teachers hid or disclosed their homosexual or lesbian identity throughout their studentteaching placements. The individuals had been signed up for two various universities in midwestern states. Brett, sex chatrooms whom recognized as homosexual, taught with a right feminine cooperating instructor in a little, rural community; Nicole, whom defined as lesbian, taught with two lesbian cooperating instructors in a residential district environment. Each pupil instructor took part in three interviews and offered weekly log entries via e-mail throughout the 16-week semester. Brett’s within-case analysis revealed the following themes: Selectively sharing information that is personal and handling the cooperating instructor. Nicole’s within-case analysis yielded the themes that are following Cooperating instructors as part models and developing up to a pupil who she knew to be always a lesbian. Cross-case analysis illuminated the difficulties why these student instructors faced, like the problem of being away, addressing being explicitly away, the impact regarding the cooperating instructor in their student-teaching experience, together with college environment. Discussion includes implications for music instructor education and future research.

Original language English (US)
Pages (from-to) 19-37
quantity of pages 19
Journal Bulletin of this Council for analysis in musical Education
Volume 199
State Published – Dec 1 2014

ASJC Scopus areas that are subject

  • Training
  • Music

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T1 – Negotiating intimate identity

T2 – Experiences of two homosexual and preservice that is lesbian instructors

AU – Paparo, Stephen The.

AU – Sweet, Bridget Mary

N2 – 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 just how to negotiate their intimate identification as developing instructors. This case that is intrinsic explored exactly just exactly exactly how two preservice music instructors hid or disclosed their homosexual or lesbian identification throughout their studentteaching placements. The individuals had been signed up for two various universities in midwestern states. Brett, whom recognized as homosexual, taught by having a right female cooperating instructor in a little, rural community; Nicole, whom defined as lesbian, taught with two lesbian cooperating instructors in a residential district environment. Each student instructor took part in three interviews and offered weekly log entries via e-mail throughout the 16-week semester. Brett’s within-case analysis revealed the following themes: Selectively sharing private information and dealing with the cooperating instructor. Nicole’s within-case analysis yielded the following themes: Cooperating instructors as part models and being released to a student who she knew to become a lesbian. Cross-case analysis illuminated the difficulties why these student instructors faced, like the issue of being down, addressing being explicitly out, the impact associated with the cooperating teacher in their student-teaching experience, and also the college environment. Discussion includes implications for music instructor education and future research.

AB – Few studies in the area of instructor training have actually analyzed the experiences of homosexual and preservice that is lesbian. Donahue (2007) shows 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 just 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 by having a right feminine cooperating instructor in a little, rural community; Nicole, whom defined as lesbian, taught with two lesbian cooperating instructors in a residential district environment. Each pupil instructor took part in three interviews and supplied 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 dealing with the cooperating instructor. Nicole’s within-case analysis yielded the following themes: Cooperating instructors as part models and being released up to a pupil who she knew to become a lesbian. Cross-case analysis illuminated the difficulties why these student instructors faced, such as the problem of being away, addressing being explicitly away, the impact regarding the cooperating instructor in their student-teaching experience, additionally the college environment. Discussion includes implications for music instructor education and research that is future.

JO – Bulletin of this Council for analysis in Music Education

JF – Bulletin regarding the Council for analysis in Music Education

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