Developing Reflective Practice

Developing Reflective Practice

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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.Recent research (Rodderick, 1986; Bean and Zulich, 1989; Richert, 1990; Ferro and Lenz, 1992) illustrates the value of the data derived from journal writing with respect to studentsa#39; thinking about teaching. By incorporating the use of journalanbsp;...

Title:Developing Reflective Practice
Author:J. John Loughran
Publisher:Routledge - 2002-11-01


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