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"Being the “First”: A Narrative Inquiry into the Funds of Knowledge of First Generation College Students in Teacher Education" icon

Being the “First”: A Narrative Inquiry into the Funds of Knowledge of First Generation College Students in Teacher Education

Telling stories is recognized as the primary way we express what we know and who we are since Aristotle. Storytelling is an “artisan form of communication” (Benjamin, 1969, p. 91), whose aim is to provide vicarious experience for the reader rather than merely conveying information in a report. The aim of storytelling goes beyond reporting; rather, it is to help the reader understand what it would be like to be in the...

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