Educating the Reflective Practitioner: Toward a New Design for Teaching and Learning in the Professions

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Wiley, Jan 27, 1987 - Education - 376 pages
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Schoen's text reveals how to prepare individuals to handle the complex and unpredictable challenges of real-life practice with confidence and skill. He shows that one can indeed cultivate the artistry that distinguishes master professionals - their ability to recognize when a problem cannot be handled in a standard way, to exercise sound judgment in the midst of uncertainty and to improvize creatively. And he describes how professional education programmes can be redesigned to foster such capabilities in future professionals.

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The reflective practitioner is one who participates in a practicum in the professional school which will help him or her "acquire the kinds of artistry essential to competence in the indeterminate ... Read full review

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Schon is Ford Professor Emeritus and Senior Lecturer in the department of urban studies and planning at MIT.

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