Examining and Facilitating Reflection to Improve Professional Practice

Examining and Facilitating Reflection to Improve Professional Practice

by Ann Shelby Harris, Benita Bruster, Barbara Peterson, Tammy Shutt
     
 

Closely aligned with the reflections standards set by INTASC, NCATE, and NBPST, this book is essential as universities and colleges seek to have reflection as a standard skill set for classroom teachers and educational administrators. Using this text as an easily accessible resource, a discussion and activities guide, and a support for professional development,

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Closely aligned with the reflections standards set by INTASC, NCATE, and NBPST, this book is essential as universities and colleges seek to have reflection as a standard skill set for classroom teachers and educational administrators. Using this text as an easily accessible resource, a discussion and activities guide, and a support for professional development, Education Departments' reflection goals and objectives are met and students enter the classroom confidant in their ability to think in diverse ways, meet the challenges of the classroom, and respond to changing educational environments.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781442204447
Publisher:
Rowman & Littlefield Publishers, Inc.
Publication date:
09/16/2010
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
140
Product dimensions:
6.13(w) x 9.11(h) x 0.41(d)

Meet the Author

Ann Harris is a professor of education at Austin Peay State University. She has taught in the public schools prior to receiving her doctoral degree and master's degree from the University of Memphis. She is a reading specialist and has taught methods classes at the undergraduate and graduate levels. Benita Bruster is an assistant professor at Austin Peay State University, College of Education, Department of Teaching and Learning. She teaches courses in literacy, curriculum and instruction, and assessment and evaluation at the graduate and undergraduate levels. Barbara Peterson is an assistant professor of education at Austin Peay State University. She has taught in the public schools prior to receiving her doctoral degree and master's degree from Northern Illinois University. She is coordinator of clinical teaching and has taught classes at the undergraduate and graduate levels, as well as online courses. Tammy Shutt is an associate professor in Educational Leadership Studies at Austin Peay State University. She currently teaches courses in educational leadership, educational research, and statistics at the graduate levels.

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Table of Contents

Forword ix

Preface xiii

1 Perspectives and Implications for Reflective Practice 1

2 Considerations for Reflective Thinking 13

3 Becoming Critically Reflective 35

4 Reflection Using the Emerging Technologies 47

5 Language and Dialogue to Enhance Reflection 63

6 Critical Thinking Enhancing Phases of Reflection 77

7 Reflection and Leadership 97

Subject Index 111

About the Author 115

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