Facilitating Reflective Learning In Higher Education by Anne BrockbankFacilitating Reflective Learning In Higher Education by Anne Brockbank

Facilitating Reflective Learning In Higher Education

byAnne Brockbank, Ian Mcgill

Paperback | May 16, 2007

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Praise for the previous edition:

“This is a passionate and practical book”
Teaching in Higher Education

“This book offers valuable insights into a process for becoming a reflective learner and for developing students into reflective learners as well.”
Studies in Higher Education

This significantly revised edition includes the most current thinking on reflective learning as well as stories from academics and students that bring to life the practical impact of reflection in action. Based on sound theoretical concepts, the authors offer a range of solutions for different teaching situations, taking into account factors such as group size, physical space, and technology. They also offer facilitation rather than traditional teaching methods as a productive and useful skill that helps teachers and encourages students to interact and develop reflexive skills that can be used beyond their student years.

Based on rigorous theories, Facilitating Reflective Learning in Higher Education offers new insights for university and college teachers seeking to enhance or diversify their practices and allows them to effectively facilitate their students’ reflective learning.

Anne Brockbank and Ian McGill combine their passion for learning with their experience of working in higher education in teaching, research, and developmental roles. They contribute to innovative programmes at City University, London, which incorporate reflective learning through facilitation. In addition, as leading practitioners, the...
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Title:Facilitating Reflective Learning In Higher EducationFormat:PaperbackDimensions:384 pages, 9.02 × 5.98 × 0.91 inPublished:May 16, 2007Publisher:McGraw-Hill EducationLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0335220916

ISBN - 13:9780335220915

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Table of Contents

Acknowledgements to second edition
Acknowledgements to first edition

Part I Learning and reflection
Our themes
Learning philosophies and principles
What is learning? - A review of learning theories
Requirements for reflection
Reflection and reflective practice

Part II Facilitating learning and reflective practice
Academic practice and learning
Methods of reflection for tutors
Methods and assessment of reflective learning
Becoming a facilitator: Enabling reflective learning
Facilitation in practice: Basic skills
Facilitation in practice: Further skills

Part III Exemplars
Action learning (learning sets)
Academic supervision
Mentoring
Conclusion