Narrative Story as Discourse in Systems Design

  • Peggy Barnes Gill

Narrative story, as a component of systems design, provides a method of exploring systemic change and the design of educational systems. Systems design furnishes the construct within which to consider the change process, while narrative story facilitates the design conversations that develop the processes, pathways and patterns that lead to the unfolding idealized school as a socially constructed reality of the participants.


Educational Change Narrative Inquiry Educational Organization Symbolic Boundary System Design Process 
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  • Peggy Barnes Gill
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  1. 1.University of Texas at TylerUSA

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