Academic identity formation: the influence of space

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dc.contributor.author Barrow, Mark
dc.contributor.author Xu, Linlin
dc.date.accessioned 2022-06-15T01:43:05Z
dc.date.available 2022-06-15T01:43:05Z
dc.date.issued 2021-07-29
dc.identifier.citation (2021). Discourse: studies in the cultural politics of education, 1-12.
dc.identifier.issn 0159-6306
dc.identifier.uri https://hdl.handle.net/2292/59879
dc.description.abstract This qualitative study explores novice nurse academics’ experiences and perceptions of academic identity formation through the theoretical lens of space. We analyse the data from four participants through semi-structured interviews, supplemented with information from demographic questionnaires and career incident maps. Our analysis shows a dual, inter-reliant, tension-filled and on-going process of identity construction–the formation of an academic identity and the reinvention of a clinical identity. This identity construction happens when the nurse academics move back and forth between academic and clinical spaces and is manifested in the emergence of the nurse academic identity. Findings reveal shifts within nursing as a profession and an academic discipline. To conclude, we suggest a contextualised approach to academic identity research to recognise the variability and complexity of academic identities (and spaces) in universities and the need to facilitate clinical engagement in the academic spaces of nursing to foster academic identity formation.
dc.language en
dc.publisher Informa UK Limited
dc.relation.ispartofseries Discourse Studies in the Cultural Politics of Education
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dc.subject Social Sciences
dc.subject Education & Educational Research
dc.subject Academic identity
dc.subject nursing identity
dc.subject nurse academics
dc.subject identity reinventing
dc.subject space
dc.subject transition
dc.subject APPOINTED LECTURERS
dc.subject ALLIED HEALTH
dc.subject TEACHER
dc.subject NURSE
dc.subject COMMUNITIES
dc.subject CLINICIAN
dc.subject EDUCATION
dc.subject 13 Education
dc.subject 16 Studies in Human Society
dc.title Academic identity formation: the influence of space
dc.type Journal Article
dc.identifier.doi 10.1080/01596306.2021.1960799
pubs.begin-page 1
dc.date.updated 2022-05-18T19:47:41Z
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pubs.end-page 12
pubs.publication-status Published online
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pubs.subtype Article
pubs.subtype Early Access
pubs.subtype Journal
pubs.elements-id 861439
pubs.org-id Education and Social Work
pubs.org-id Education and Social Work Admn
pubs.org-id Critical Studies in Education
pubs.org-id Operations Administration
dc.identifier.eissn 1469-3739
pubs.record-created-at-source-date 2022-05-19
pubs.online-publication-date 2021-07-29


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