The Reflective Practitioner: How Professionals Think in Action

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Basic Books, 1983 - Psychology - 374 pages
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A leading M.I.T. social scientist and consultant examines five professions—engineering, architecture, management, psychotherapy, and town planning—to show how professionals really go about solving problems.The best professionals, Donald Schön maintains, know more than they can put into words. To meet the challenges of their work, they rely less on formulas learned in graduate school than on the kind of improvisation learned in practice. This unarticulated, largely unexamined process is the subject of Schön’s provocatively original book, an effort to show precisely how ”reflection-in-action” works and how this vital creativity might be fostered in future professionals.
  

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User Review  - Jaime Simmons - Goodreads

Not at all what I thought it was going to be... slow, dry and repetitive. Read full review

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User Review  - Amanda - Goodreads

I like what Schon had to say about reflection and practice. The last half of the book is not entirely helpful because it's case studies in some professions (library not being one of them), but the theories in the first half are well worth reading. Read full review

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Contents

The Crisis of Confidence in Professional Knowledge
3
From Technical Rationality to ReflectioninAction
21
Design as a Reflective Conversation with the Situation
76
Psychotherapy The Patient as a Universe of One
105
The Structure of ReflectioninAction
128
Reflective Practice in the ScienceBased Professions
168
Town Planning Limits to ReflectioninAction
204
The Art of Managing ReflectioninAction Within an Organizational Learning System
236
Patterns and Limits of ReflectioninAction Across the Professions
267
Implications for the Professions and Their Place in Society
287
NOTES
355
INDEX
365
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About the author (1983)

Donald A. Schön is Ford Professor of Urban Studies and Education at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology.

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