Developing Reflective Practice

Learning About Teaching And Learning Through Modelling

Author: J. John Loughran

Publisher: Routledge

ISBN: 1135717249

Category: Education

Page: 216

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This text presents a research study into the development of reflective practitioners in a pre-service teacher education programme. The teacher educator in the study modelled his own reflections on practice in the hope that it would help students to apply reflection to their own teaching.; The results of the author's research demonstrate that reflection on practice occurs in three distinct periods: before anticipatory, during contemporaneous and after retrospective a pedagogical experience. The book concludes that when student teachers' own learning situations, both within their university coursework and their school experiences, become the focus for their learning about teaching and learning, their understanding of, and practice in, teaching is enhanced.
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Reflective Practice in Nursing

Author: Chris Bulman,Sue Schutz

Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

ISBN: 1118307771

Category: Medical

Page: 272

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From reviews of previous editions: 'This excellent book provides useful guidance on the use ofreflection in practice.... a helpful addition to any nursinglibrary.’ Primary Health Care '…an excellent investment in any nurses’ libraryportfolio.' Journal of Advanced Nursing 'An extremely welcome addition to nursing's literature onthoughtful, knowledgeable practice.' Nursing Times 'This is an excellent practical guide to reflectivepractice…I would highly recommend this book to all practiceteachers and students.' Journal of Practice Nursing The ability to reflect on practice has become a competencydemanded of every healthcare professional in recent years. It canbe a daunting prospect- but this practical and accessible textguides the way, using the latest research and evidence to supportthe development of skills in reflective practice and provides helpand advice on how to get started, how to write reflectively and howto continue to use reflective practice in everyday situations. This fifth edition of Reflective Practice in Nursing isan indispensable guide for students and practitioners alike whowish to learn more about reflective practice, as well as containingessential information for teachers and lecturers.
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Reflective Practice

Writing and Professional Development

Author: Gillie Bolton,Russell Delderfield

Publisher: SAGE

ISBN: 1526450534

Category: Education

Page: 296

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Reflecting thoughtfully on your work is vital for improving your own self-awareness, effectiveness and professional development. This newly updated fifth edition of Gillie Bolton’s bestselling book explores reflective writing as a creative and dynamic process for this critical enquiry. New to this edition: An expanded range of exercises and activities A new emphasis on using e-portfolios Further guidance on reflective writing assignments Enhanced discussion of reflection as a key employability skill Additional online resources This popular book has been used worldwide in various disciplines including education, social work, business and management, medicine and healthcare and is essential reading for students and professionals seeking to enhance their reflective writing skills and to examine their own practice in greater critical depth.
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Reflective Practice For Healthcare Professionals

A Practical Guide

Author: Taylor, Beverley

Publisher: McGraw-Hill Education (UK)

ISBN: 0335238351

Category: Medical

Page: 228

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This popular book provides practical guidance for healthcare professionals wishing to reflect on their work and improve the way they undertake clinical procedures, interact with other people at work and deal with power issues. The new edition has been broadened in focus from nurses and midwives exclusively, to include all healthcare professionals.
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Developing Reflective Practice: A Guide For Beginning Teachers

A Guide for Beginning Teachers

Author: McGregor, Debra,Cartwright, Lesley

Publisher: McGraw-Hill Education (UK)

ISBN: 033524257X

Category: Education

Page: 301

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Beginning Reflective Practice

Author: Melanie Jasper

Publisher: Nelson Thornes

ISBN: 9780748771172

Category: Medical

Page: 206

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This title introduces the concept of reflective practice and explains its purpose to the healthcare student or professional in the UK. It demonstrates the skills necessary for effective reflective practice and explores the benefits of successful reflection in relation to pre-registration profiles and Continuing Professional Development.
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Reflective Practice

Voices from the Field

Author: Roger Barnard,Jonathon Ryan

Publisher: Taylor & Francis

ISBN: 131539765X

Category: Education

Page: 170

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The aim of the book is to explain a range of options for implementing the reflective practice cycle in educational settings in various international contexts. It presents a series of empirical case studies illustrating many different ways of implementing the reflective practice cycle, and how they can be researched by practitioners and academics. Increasing attention is given by teachers and teacher educators to the construct and implementation of reflective practice as a form of bottom-up, autonomous professional development. The aim of the book is to explain a range of options for implementing the reflective practice cycle in educational settings in various international contexts. Written by international academics, these studies show how reflection can be interpreted in different cultural contexts. The book concludes with a discussion by Anne Burns of the implications of these case studies for action research. It is hoped that the book will enable practitioners, and their mentors, to consider how best to implement reflective procedures in the specific contexts in which they work. Chapters in the book include: • Lesson planning: The fundamental platform for reflecting for action • Reflecting on action: Lesson transcripts • Pair discussions for reflecting on action: Stimulated recall • Observation leading to reflection This book will be key reading for researchers in the fields of teacher education.
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Learning Journals

A Handbook for Reflective Practice and Professional Development

Author: Jennifer A. Moon

Publisher: Routledge

ISBN: 0429828888

Category: Education

Page: 208

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Fully updated with important new theory and practical material, this second edition of Learning Journals offers guidance on keeping and using journals and gives step-by-step advice on integrating journal writing on taught courses, in training and professional development and in supporting personal development planning (PDP) activities. Key topics covered include: the nature of learning journals and how we learn from them the broad range of uses of learning journals, including portfolios and personal and professional development the depth and quality of reflection in learning journals the assessment of learning journals and reflective writing the use of narrative and story-telling techniques in journals. With useful exercises and activities that enhance learning journal work in a structured manner, Learning Journals is invaluable reading for teachers and students in higher education, for all professionals, particularly those working in the health services and business and training and for all those who want to learn more about keeping a fulfilling personal journal.
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Reflective Practice in Geography Teaching

Author: Ashley Kent,William Ashley Kent

Publisher: SAGE

ISBN: 9780761969822

Category: Education

Page: 306

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This book provides a comprehensive overview of contemporary thought and practice in teaching geography. It is designed to support continuing professional development and reflective practice in geography education by: encouraging a critical understanding of the literature and concepts; stimulating teachers to continue with personal and professional development; and providing professionally relevant knowledge, understanding, skills and values. Drawn from a wide range of eminent geographers and experienced practitioners, the authors cover: progress in geography - changing viewpoints; the geography curriculum - development planning and issues; research and geography teaching - why and how research matters. Thi
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Reflective Practice And Supervision For Coaches

Author: Hay, Julie

Publisher: McGraw-Hill Education (UK)

ISBN: 0335220630

Category: Business & Economics

Page: 166

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This book contains - List of activities; List of figures; About this book; Setting the scene; Reflection in action; Doing it with others; Reflecting on stages; Reflecting on process; Reflecting systemically; Contracting and boundaries; Psychological underpinnings; Cross cultural considerations; What now?; Glossary; Bibliography; Index.
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Teaching As A Reflective Practice

The German Didaktik Tradition

Author: Ian Westbury,Stefan Hopmann,Kurt Riquarts

Publisher: Routledge

ISBN: 1136601708

Category: Education

Page: 360

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This volume presents a mix of translations of classical and modern papers from the German Didaktik tradition, newly prepared essays by German scholars and practitioners writing from within the tradition, and interpretive essays by U.S. scholars. It brings this tradition, which virtually dominated German curricular thought and teacher education until the 1960s when American curriculum theory entered Germany--and which is now experiencing a renaissance--to the English-speaking world, where it has been essentially unknown. The intent is to capture in one volume the core (at least) of the tradition of Didaktik and to communicate its potential relevance to English-language curricularists and teacher educators. It introduces a theoretical tradition which, although very different in almost every respect from those we know, offers a set of approaches that suggest ways of thinking about problems of reflection on curricular and teaching praxis (the core focus of the tradition) which the editors believe are accessible to North American readers--with appropriate "translation." These ways of thinking and related praxis are very relevant to notions such as reflective teaching and the discourse on teachers as professionals. By raising the possibility that the "new" tradition of Didaktik can be highly suggestive for thinking through issues related to a number of central ideas within contemporary discourse--and for exploring the implications of these ideas for both teacher education and for a curriculum theory appropriate to these new contexts for theorizing, this book opens up a gold mine of theoretical and practical possibilities.
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Reflective Practice in Social Work

Author: Christine Knott,Terry Scragg

Publisher: Learning Matters

ISBN: 1473967791

Category: Social Science

Page: 200

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Reflective practice is at the heart of becoming a competent and confident social worker. It’s both a key element of learning and development on social work courses and an important aspect of social work practice. This accessible and introductory text explores a range of approaches to reflective practice that aims to help students become more confident in answering key questions, including 'what is reflective practice?', ‘how do I develop as a reflective practitioner?’, ‘how do I maintain reflective practice in key contexts?’. There are sections on writing reflective journals, communicating well with service users and carers and reflective practice while on placements.
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Reflection in Action

Developing Reflective Practice in Health and Social Services

Author: Bairbre Redmond

Publisher: Ashgate Publishing, Ltd.

ISBN: 9780754633563

Category: Medical

Page: 163

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Focusing on the areas of health, social care and education, this original and informative volume outlines a reflective teaching and learning model that can be used with single- or multi-disciplinary groups of students and professionals. It offers an overview of the origins of the different theories of reflection and explains how different levels of reflection can be understood and incorporated into everyday teaching and training. situations, it also includes examples of how these techniques have been successfully used with groups of professionals from health and social care areas. This is a well-researched guide to both the theory and the practice of reflection, and it also offers those who teach and train professionals a clearly delineated reflective model for use in the classroom or professional training environment.
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Reflective Practice

Psychodynamic Ideas in the Community

Author: Leslie Swartz,Kerry Gibson,Linda Richter

Publisher: HSRC Press

ISBN: 9780796919960

Category: Psychology

Page: 124

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The contributors to this original volume use case studies to explore community-based psychology practice.
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Reflective Practice

Author: Janet Hargreaves,Louise Page

Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

ISBN: 0745656943

Category: Social Science

Page: 188

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Reflective practice is an essential skill for those working in health and social care, but why is it so vital and how can it be learned? As inter-disciplinary working becomes more common, finding shared ways of reflection on practice are becoming more and more important. How do we share our ideas and thoughts to enrich both professionals and their client base? This book uses stories and exercises to enable readers to develop their skills. Its emphasis is on the practical, from how to construct a reflective essay to the ethical ambiguities of whistleblowing and constructing a professional persona. The book is written with the needs of students of health and social care in mind. For those who want to develop their skills beyond the scope of the book, each chapter ends by with a step-up suggestion enabling them to build on what they have already learned.
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Reflective Practice in Nursing

Author: Lioba Howatson-Jones

Publisher: Learning Matters

ISBN: 1473967724

Category: Medical

Page: 200

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Would you like to develop some strategies to manage knowledge deficits, near misses and mistakes in practice? Are you looking to improve your reflective writing for your portfolio, essays or assignments? Reflective practice enables us to make sense of, and learn from, the experiences we have each day and if nurtured properly can provide skills that will you come to rely on throughout your nursing career. Using clear language and insightful examples, scenarios and case studies the third edition of this popular and bestselling book shows you what reflection is, why it is so important and how you can use it to improve your nursing practice. Key features: · Clear and straightforward introduction to reflection directly written for nursing students and new nurses · Full of activities designed to build confidence when using reflective practice · Each chapter is linked to relevant NMC Standards and Essential Skills Clusters
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Beyond Reflective Practice

New Approaches to Professional Lifelong Learning

Author: Helen Bradbury,Nick Frost,Sue Kilminster,Miriam Zukas

Publisher: Routledge

ISBN: 1135218064

Category: Education

Page: 240

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Reflective practice has moved from the margins to the mainstream of professional education. However, in this process, its radical potential has been subsumed by individualistic, rather than situated, understandings of practice. Presenting critical perspectives that challenge the current paradigm, this book aims to move beyond reflective practice. It proposes new conceptualisations and offers fresh approaches relevant across professions. Contributors include both academics and practitioners concerned with the training and development of professionals. Definitions of reflection (which are often implicit) often focus on the individual's internal thought processes and responsibility for their actions. The individual - what they did/thought/felt – is emphasised with little recognition of context, power dynamics or ideological challenge. This book presents the work of practitioners, educators, academics and researchers who see this as problematic and are moving towards a more critical approach to reflective practice. With an overview from the editors and fourteen chapters considering new conceptualisations, professional perspectives and new practices, Beyond Reflective Practice examines what new forms of professional reflective practice are emerging. It examines in particular the relationships between reflective practitioners and those upon whom they practise. It looks at the ways in which the world of professional work has changed and the ways in which professional practice needs to change to meet the needs of this new world. It will be relevant for those concerned with initial and ongoing professional learning, both in work and in educational contexts.
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Reflective Practice

A Guide for Nurses and Midwives

Author: Beverley J. Taylor

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: N.A

Category: Medical

Page: 258

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"This practical guide shows nurses and midwives how to develop a reflective approach to their work and how to sustain reflective practice throughout their professional lives." "Bev Taylor acknowledges the issues faced by practitioners in bureaucratic work settings with time constraints and regulated routines, and shows how reflection can help professionals deal with the complexity of their working lives. Readers are given a 'kitbag' of strategies they can use to get started." "She describes how developing a reflective practice is part of learning how to value yourself as a nurse or midwife, and as a person. Throughout the book she provides real examples of reflective writing from nurses and midwives, and shows how these professionals have been able to improve their skills as a result of being alert to their practice."--BOOK JACKET.Title Summary field provided by Blackwell North America, Inc. All Rights Reserved
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Reflective Practice to Improve Schools

An Action Guide for Educators

Author: Jennifer York-Barr,William A. Sommers,Gail S. Ghere,Jo Montie

Publisher: Corwin Press

ISBN: 1483361772

Category: Education

Page: 344

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This reference tool for mastering reflective practice and initiating it in your school offers ideas for reflective practice alone, with partners, in small groups, and schoolwide.
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Reflective Practice in Action

80 Reflection Breaks for Busy Teachers

Author: Thomas S. C. Farrell

Publisher: Corwin Press

ISBN: 1483360334

Category: Education

Page: 128

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Use 80 reflection breaks as individual discussion starters or as part of a comprehensive professional growth plan that is perfect for teachers at all levels.
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