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ERIC Number: EJ797915
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2006
Pages: 24
Abstractor: As Provided
Reference Count: 59
ISSN: ISSN-1052-5629
Raising the Bar on Criticality: Students' Critical Reflection in an Internship Program
Carson, Lyn; Fisher, Kath
Journal of Management Education, v30 n5 p700-723 2006
Critical reflection promotes the questioning of assumptions, the rendering visible of the otherwise invisible. This article describes and analyzes the teaching and learning of critical reflection in the context of an internship program at the University of Sydney within the framework of completing a reflexive report for assessment. The authors review the literature on critical reflection and the frameworks they favor for their team-teaching approach. Their specific teaching strategies are outlined, and their students' writing is examined for evidence of indicators of critical reflection and transformative learning. They speculate that their teaching strategies, combined with what the students themselves bring to the classroom, along with the unique workplace experience provided by an internship program, led to genuine critical reflection and transformative learning for most, though not all, students. (Contains 2 tables and 2 notes.)
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Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Evaluative
Education Level: Higher Education
Audience: N/A
Language: English
Sponsor: N/A
Authoring Institution: N/A
Identifiers - Location: Australia