Chapter 2. Doing, Knowing, Being and Becoming: The Nature of Professional Practice

  1. Joy Higgs and
  2. Angie Titchen
  1. Robyn Ewing and
  2. David Smith

Published Online: 10 MAR 2008

DOI: 10.1002/9780470690659.ch2

Professional Practice in Health, Education and the Creative Arts

Professional Practice in Health, Education and the Creative Arts

How to Cite

Higgs, J. and Titchen, A. (2001) Doing, Knowing, Being and Becoming: The Nature of Professional Practice, in Professional Practice in Health, Education and the Creative Arts, Blackwell Science Ltd, Oxford, UK. doi: 10.1002/9780470690659.ch2

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 10 MAR 2008
  2. Published Print: 17 JUL 2001

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780632059331

Online ISBN: 9780470690659

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Keywords:

  • professional development;
  • professional practice;
  • education for nurses;
  • knowledge;
  • engineers

Summary

This chapter contains section titled:

  • Practice is people-centred

  • Practice is purposeful

  • Practice involves informed action

  • Practice is individual

  • Practice occurs in context

  • Conclusion