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ERIC Number: EJ837355
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2005-Jun
Pages: 10
Abstractor: As Provided
Reference Count: 24
ISSN: ISSN-0965-0792
Action Research in Higher Education: Exploring Ways of Creating and Holding the Space for Reflection
Burchell, Helen; Dyson, Janet
Educational Action Research, v13 n2 p291-300 Jun 2005
This article explores the place of individual and collective reflection in action research in higher education. It draws on the experience of a year-long project in which a group of five lecturers explored their practice as supervisors of students preparing dissertations. The project provided opportunities for both individual and group reflection on practice through interviews and a series of group meetings. A key dimension of the project was the creation of "reflective spaces" within both these contexts. The authors present the strategies they used and discuss some of the issues raised in facilitating action research of this kind.
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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: United Kingdom