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Arts Based Research


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  • Evocative, open to multiple interpretations.
  • Powerful tool for opening new understandings.
  • Generally used in representational phase of research

<< Culturally Responsive Poetic Inquiry is the use of poetry to examine culture. This interpretive qualitative research method fuses aspects of Critical Race Theory, Arts Based/Informed Research and Post Colonialism. Consequently, this approach is especially useful in urban educational settings, due the popularity of spoken word and slam-poetry among the youth in open communicative spaces. In this instance, words and presentation are the text that inform the poetic response.