Writing Ethnography in Journals

When you first move into a new environment, you begin to find out that the new place has its own conventions. When anthropologists or discourse researchers study local practices, they write ethnographies, descriptions of the local culture. You don't have to be an anthropologist to write simple ethnographies. If you are a teacher in a new place, you might begin describing the unexpected ways things are done, or if you are a student in a new place, you might do the same.

Questions for Simple Ethnographies

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