Reflectivity and Cultivating Student Learning: Critical Elements for Enhancing a Global Community of Learners and Educators

Reflectivity and Cultivating Student Learning: Critical Elements for Enhancing a Global Community of Learners and Educators

by Edward G. Pultorak


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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781475810707
Publisher: Rowman & Littlefield Publishers, Inc.
Publication date: 07/03/2014
Pages: 278
Product dimensions: 7.00(w) x 9.80(h) x 0.70(d)

About the Author

Edward G. Pultorak, Ph.D. is professor and coordinator in the Department of Curriculum and Instruction at Southern Illinois University. His research areas are teacher reflectivity and teacher education.

Table of Contents

Foreword by Daniel P. Liston
Introduction by Edward G. Pultorak

Research Element I: Reflectivity and Cultivating Student Learning in Theory and Research
Chapter 1: Investigating Advanced Professional Learning of Early Career and Experienced Teachers through Program Portfolios
Rebecca K. Fox, C. Stephen White, and Jie Tian
Chapter 2: Scaling the Pyramid of Self-Reflection: A Model for Teachers to Contest Demographic Destiny
Angela Webster
Chapter 3: Does Reflection Lead to Action and Transformation? The Effects of Two
Facilitated Opportunities for Educator Reflection
Twyla Miranda

Research Element II: Reflectivity and Cultivating Student Learning in Educator Preparation Programs
Chapter 4: Reflective Practice and Student Teaching Portfolios
Sherrie Chan Pardieck
Chapter 5: Reflective Practices in Microteaching: Observation, Feedback, and Video Analysis
Shaoan Zhang and Emily Lin
Chapter 6: Applying Teacher Reflection Strategies to Promote Greater Differentiation of Instruction: A Practical Research Model and Procedural Guide
Walter S. Polka and Monica Jo VanHusen

Research Element III: Reflectivity and Cultivating Student Learning in Teacher Candidates
Chapter 7: Summative as Formative: Reflective Practices from Pre-Service to In-Service through Teaching Performance Assessments
Tseh-Sien K. Vaughn and Stephanie Demaree
Chapter 8: Stimulating Critical Reflection in Novice Teachers: Applying Research and Cultivating Practical Tips
Edward Pultorak
Chapter 9: Cultivating Reflectivity and Cultural Competence in Inservice Candidates
Carolyn Talbert-Johnson, Treavor Bogard, and Tamela J. Dixon

Research Element IV: Reflectivity in Schools and Classrooms and International Perspectives
Chapter 10: Inquiry as a Vehicle to Foster Teacher Reflection on the Common Core State Standards
Nancy Fichtman Dana, Rachel Wolkenhauer, and Jamey Bolton Burns
Chapter 11: Perspectives from Australia: Theory to Practice Using Core Reflection
Maxine Cooper and Joan Stewart
Chapter 12: An International Field Experience for Pre-Service Teachers: A Model of a Reflective Process to Understand Cultural Diversity
Jayne M. Leh, John A. Guiseppe, and David S. Bender

Afterword by Edward G. Pultorak
Appendix A: “University Instructors Reflective Practice Survey”
Appendix B: Graduate Course Assignment “Keeping a Philosophy Journal”
Appendix C: Observation Checklist

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