Reflective Teaching and Learning in the Health Professions: Action Research in Professional Education

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David Kember
John Wiley & Sons, Apr 15, 2008 - Medical - 208 pages
This book deals with the nature of professional education and the need to produce professionals who are capable of reflection upon practice. It derives comprehensive guidelines for developing curricula and teaching methods that encourage reflective thinking. It is heavily research-based and the multiprofessional approach is unique to this subject matter. It will appeal to educators in all health science disciplines.

The book includes an introduction to the concepts of reflection and reflective thinking and describes action research methodology used to carry out this study. Findings are presented in the form of case studies and the conclusions drawn are considered in the context of practical implementation.

 

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Contents

Developing reflective teaching in five healthcare courses
43
Synthesising conclusions about curricula
111
The nature of reflection
137

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David Kember is the editor of Reflective Teaching and Learning in the Health Professions: Action Research in Professional Education, published by Wiley.

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