PNI InstituteAdvancing the state of the art in Participatory Narrative Inquiry
Welcome to the PNI Institute
We founded the PNI Institute so you — and we — can link to other practitioners in the field of participatory narrative and in connected fields. Our ultimate aim is to advance the state of the art in Participatory Narrative Inquiry (PNI).
This site offers a calendar of our monthly PNI Institute Calls, a blog with short summaries of our calls, some information about the Institute, and a members page. Want to join? Registration is free. Want to know more? Get in touch.
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Our PNI Institute call on January 10, 2018 continued our Reading Club series and focused on a paper and video on the subject of Narrative Inquiry. I (Cynthia) started the discussion by noting something that had struck me as curious. When I was looking around the...read more
The PNI Institute now has 85 members! That's an exciting number. Also: we recently discovered that the forms plugin we were using to register new members was not sending out the registration email it was supposed to. So if you registered and didn't get an email,...read more
We were supposed to talk about PNI and start-with-a-list methods on this call, but we had a new member join in, and he was thinking about PNI in support of citizen participation, so we talked about that instead. (I"m not sure we will ever talk about PNI and...read more
Our September call was our first "PNI Reading Club" call. We all read some papers in the field of action research and talked about how PNI relates to it. These are some of the things we discussed: The great extent to which PNI is related to action research, and how it...read more
In our June call, we went through the Tipu Ake ki te Ora Leadership Model with respect to participatory narrative inquiry. Here's what we came up with. The Tipu Ake model is "An Organic Growth View" people use to "consider growth within the rich interdependent...read more
Continuing our discussion of diversity in PNI, we discussed the need for a model of what is and is not PNI. We considered various types of model, finally settling on the Tipu Ake ki te Ora model, which we will fill in with respect to PNI next month.read more
PNI Institute update for January 2018 - eepurl.com/dhNnTH
PNI Institute update for January 2018 - eepurl.com/dgKTAz