The importance of capturing the “lived experience” of a person is the basis of the works of Husserl, Dilthey, Heidegger, Sartre, and Maerlea-Ponty in studying human phenomena which includes concepts of freedom, free-will, death, resilience, grit, and determination. The collection and interpretation of this information is typically done through an interview using basic, open-ended questions to capture the lived experience of the individual. It is important for researchers to have a sense of how qualitative research instruments such as interview questions are felt and interpreted by the interviewee. In this assignment, you will respond to a typical, open-ended, qualitative interview question.
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Write a paper (500-750 words) in which you reflectively respond to the following qualitative interview question as though you were being interviewed:
The experience of being a doctoral learner is unique to the individual, although it is also a shared experience. In as much detail as possible, describe a time since starting your doctoral program when you experienced your identity as a doctoral learner.