Reflective Practice: Writing and Professional Development

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SAGE Publications, Jan 26, 2001 - Education - 240 pages
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`This is a life-enhancing book, brimming with confidence and optimism concerning the human capacity for poetic sensitivity, as evidenced in the professional practice of caring....Altogether, a book which provides not only guidance but inspiration' - Richard Winter, Professor of Education Anglia Polytechnic University

This book sets out the process of reflective practice, supported by underlying models, principles and theories. The author demonstrates a creative and effective mode of reflective practice, using the illuminative force of explorative writing alongside the in-depth educative facilitation of group work or mentoring; and appropriate focussed research. Together these three processes can enable the bu

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User Review  - hcameron - LibraryThing

Written for a variety of professions, including teaching and health care, an attempt at a comprehensive guide to written reflection, including whether to use a pen, pencil or computer, citing books from Kant to Winnie-the-Pooh, but nothing on specifically theological reflection. Read full review

About the author (2001)

Dr Gillie Bolton is an international authority on writing and author of a long publication list including nine books (one in 4th Edition), academic papers (many in top ranking journals), as well as professional articles, poetry, and for a lay readership.  She has peer-reviewed for many journals and  has been a long serving editor of an academic and two professional journals.

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