Handbook of Reflection and Reflective Inquiry: Mapping a Way of Knowing for Professional Reflective Inquiry

Handbook of Reflection and Reflective Inquiry: Mapping a Way of Knowing for Professional Reflective Inquiry


Philosophers have warned of the perils of a existence spent with no mirrored image, yet what constitutes reflective inquiry - and why it’s priceless in our lives - will be an elusive inspiration. Synthesizing principles from minds as assorted as John Dewey and Paulo Freire, theHandbook of mirrored image and Reflective Inquiry provides reflective proposal in its most important elements, now not as a whimsical or nostalgic workout, yet as a strong technique of seeing standard occasions anew, encouraging severe pondering and an important perception, instructing and studying. In its establishing pages, professional educators, Maxine Greene and Lee Shulman, speak about reflective inquiry as a kind of lively awareness (Thoreau’s "wide-awakeness"), an act of awareness, and a strategy during which humans can comprehend themselves, their paintings (particularly within the kind of lifestyles projects), and others. development in this beginning, the instruction manual analyzes in the course of the paintings of forty across the world orientated authors: - Definitional matters pertaining to mirrored image, what it really is and isn't; - world wide social and ethical stipulations contributing to the turning out to be curiosity in reflective inquiry in expert schooling; - mirrored image as promoted throughout expert academic domain names, together with K-12 schooling, instructor schooling, occupational treatment, and the legislations; - tools of facilitating and scaffolding reflective engagement; - present pedagogical and examine practices in mirrored image; - ways to assessing reflective inquiry.

Educators around the professions in addition to grownup educators, counselors and psychologists, and curriculum builders fascinated about grownup studying will locate the instruction manual of mirrored image and Reflective Inquiry a useful educating instrument for hard occasions.

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