ERIC Number: ED423743
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1998
Reference Count: N/A
Facilitating Reflective Learning in Higher Education.
Brockbank, Anne; McGill, Ian
This book is intended to help teachers and college students promote more effective learning through development of critical thinking and reflective learning skills. Part 1 is about theory; it consists of five chapters, which include an overview of the book's themes as well as discussions of learning philosophies and models, learning theories, the requirements for reflection, and reflection and reflective practice. Part 2 is on facilitating learning and reflective practice. Individual chapters discuss academic practice and learning; developing reflective practice and the teacher's use of reflective dialogue; student use of reflective dialogue; the facilitator's role in enabling reflective learning; basic skills of facilitation; and further skills of facilitation. Part 3 offers exemplars which relate the practice of reflective dialogue to group learning, supervision, and mentoring. (Contains approximately 270 references.) (DB)
Descriptors: College Instruction, Critical Thinking, Higher Education, Interaction Process Analysis, Learning Processes, Student Role, Teacher Role, Teacher Student Relationship, Teaching Methods, Thinking Skills
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Publication Type: Books; Guides - Non-Classroom
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Practitioners; Students; Teachers
Authoring Institution: Society for Research into Higher Education, Ltd., London (England).