As a culminating activity aimed at synthesizing the learning that has happened in Soul Strand, students create autoethnographies. Through autoethnographies, candidates explore their personal experiences through racial, ethnic, class, gender, and/or sexual orientation lenses. Students juxtapose these experiences with those being had as emerging teachers, while considering the ways in which urban environments and communities are shaping their teacher identities. Students create and share these autoethnographies in two ways—in written and digital form.
Below is an examples of a digital autoethnography.