ERIC Number: EJ918674
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2010
Abstractor: As Provided
Reflection during Portfolio-Based Conversations
Oosterbaan, Anne E.; van der Schaaf, Marieke F.; Baartman, Liesbeth K. J.; Stokking, Karel M.
International Journal of Educational Research, v49 n4-5 p151-160 2010
This study aims to explore the relationship between the occurrence of reflection (and non-reflection) and thinking activities (e.g., orientating, selecting, analysing) during portfolio-based conversations. Analysis of 21 transcripts of portfolio-based conversations revealed that 20% of the segments were made up of reflection (content reflection (6%), process reflection (10%), and premise reflection (4%)). The thinking activities comparing, analysing and concluding occurred significantly more often during reflection than during non-reflection. Orientating on the task, selecting and describing, occurred significantly less often during reflection. The outcomes show that the occurrence of certain thinking activities can be an indication of reflection.
Descriptors: Portfolios (Background Materials), Speech Communication, Critical Thinking, Reflection, Correlation, Thinking Skills, Evaluation Methods
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