ERIC Number: ED431361
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1999
Reference Count: N/A
Developing the Capable Practitioner. Professional Capability through Higher Education. Teaching and Learning in Higher Education.
O'Reilly, Dave, Ed.; Cunningham, Lynne, Ed.; Lester, Stan, Ed.
Nineteen papers address aspects of professional education in institutions of higher education from a British perspective. Papers are grouped into five sections addressing: the reflective practitioner, learner autonomy and action learning, assessing capability, professional bodies and the needs of employers, and values and models. Following a glossary and an introduction by the editors, the papers are: (1) "In Conversation with Donald Schon" (Dave O'Reilly); (2) "Multiple Mirrors: Reflecting on Reflections" (Reva Berman Brown and Sean McCartney); (3) "From Didactic Expert to Partner in Learning" (Jennifer A. Butler); (4) "From Map-Reader to Map-Maker: Approaches to Moving Beyond Knowledge and Competence" (Stan Lester); (5) "Towards Capability through Competence: Autonomy or Automatism" (Ann-Marie Bathmaker and David Stoker); (6) "Capabilities for Successful Self-Development" (Lynda M. Stansfield); (7) "Action Learning and Capability: A Search for Common Ground" (Steve Reeve); (8) "Competence and Capability: From 'Confidence Trick' to the Construction of the Graduate Identity" (Len Holmes); (9) "Assessing the Self-Managing Learner: A Contradiction in Terms?" (Stan Lester); (10) "Practice-Based Assignments: Social Work Education as a Case-Study" (Dave Evans and Jackie Langley); (11) "Professional Capability: Requirements and Accreditation in the Legal Profession" (Diana Tribe); (12) "Professional Capability: A Case-Study Bridging Vocational, Academic and Professional Frameworks" (Geraldine Doherty and Rachel Pierce); (13) "Professional Competence Development: The Internal Audit Experience" (Alex Dunlop, Trevor Hassall, and Maggie Challis); (14) "Delivering Relevant Higher Education to the Workplace" (Geoffrey W. Beeson); (15) "The Skills of Graduates: A Small Enterprise Perspective" (Mantz Yorke); (16) "Conceptualizing Competence and Reflective Practice: A Feminist Perspective" (Mary Issitt); (17) "Beyond Competencies: Lessons from Management Learning" (Ian Cunningham); (18) "Professional Competence: Harmonizing Reflective Practitioner and Competence-Based Approaches" (Graham Cheetham and Geoff Chivers); and (19) "The Challenge of Developing the Capable Practitioner" (Stan Lester). (Individual papers contain references.) (DB)
Descriptors: Adult Learning, Case Studies, Certification, Competency Based Education, Foreign Countries, Graduate Study, Higher Education, Legal Education (Professions), Professional Development, Professional Education, Self Evaluation (Individuals), Self Management, Social Work, State Licensing Boards, Student Evaluation
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Publication Type: Books; Collected Works - General; Guides - Non-Classroom
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Identifiers - Location: United Kingdom