EDF6123 - Developing the reflective practitioner
12 points, SCA Band 0 (NATIONAL PRIORITY), 0.250 EFTSL
Postgraduate Faculty of Education
Leader(s): Professor J Loughran
Not offered in 2009
The program helps teachers reflect on teaching episodes and experiences and enhance their professional knowledge about teaching. It assists experienced teachers to consider different conceptions of reflection and the relationship between reflective practice and constructivism.
Upon successful completion of this unit, students should have developed a working knowledge of theories of reflection; an understanding of the relationship between theory and practice; an ability to recognise and develop constructivist approaches to teaching; the skills to analyse teaching episodes for reflective practice; their own skills of reflection on action; the skills of reflection in action; the attitudes and values of a commitment to reflection on practice, a willingness to pursue one's own professional development and an awareness of professional and ethical issues associated with researching reflective practice.
Two papers (totalling 3000 words): 30%
Major paper (6000 words): 45%
3 hours per week