Reflective Teaching & Learning in the Health Professions: Action Research in Professional Education
Copyright © 2001 Blackwell Science Ltd
Author(s): David Kember
Published Online: 25 FEB 2008
Print ISBN: 9780632057399
Online ISBN: 9780470690550
About this Book
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.