ERIC Number: ED316542
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1988
Reference Count: N/A
Images of Reflection in Teacher Education.
Waxman, Hersholt C., Ed.; And Others
These papers provide summaries of the most important discussions, conclusions, and issues from papers presented at a conference on reflective inquiry in teacher education. The following areas are covered: (1) new images for reflecting about teacher education; (2) reflecting on reflection in teacher education; (3) research on reflection in teacher education; (4) the classical and modern views of reflection; (5) components of rational practice--planning, implementation, and reflection; (6) an analysis of teacher socialization and the reflective practice; (7) a definitional comparison between theory and practice; (8) preferred characteristics of reflective teacher education; (9) criteria for a framework of the knowledge base in teacher education; (10) meaning and implications of reflective teaching for preservice teacher educators; (11) rethinking the rhetoric of "reflective inquiry" in teacher education programs; (12) promoting teacher reflection through structured dialog; (13) methods for fostering teacher education students' reflective analysis of research on teaching; (14) perspectives on a "teacher as reflective decision maker"; (15) reflective self-assessment in student teachers; (16) development of reflective thinking skills about pedagogy; (17) reflective leadership in school principals; (18) reflective concerns facing classroom teachers; and (19) the potential of reflective practice. There are 120 references. (JD)
Publication Type: Collected Works - General; Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: N/A
Sponsor: Office of Educational Research and Improvement (ED), Washington, DC.
Authoring Institution: Association of Teacher Educators, Reston, VA.
Note: Summaries of papers presented at a National Conference on Reflective Inquiry in Teacher Education (Houston, TX, October 1987).