Circles of change: challenging orthodoxy in practitioner supervision

Noble, Karen and Macfarlane, Kym and Carmel, Jennifer (2005) Circles of change: challenging orthodoxy in practitioner supervision. Pearson SprintPrint, Frenchs Forest, N.S.W.,Australia. ISBN 0733974910

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Abstract

The ability to reflect on practice has traditionally been a way for practitioners to evaluate their own practice and the practice of others, with a view to developing their professional identity. Various methods of reflective practice are employed within the field, from basic diary writing to the adoption of particular models, as a means of providing a framework for the reflective process, so that it can inform the work of thepractitioners participating within it. In response to such beliefs, reflective practice is viewed as an important component of practitioner preparation programs. The authors of this book with to take this notion further, suggesting that what is needed in order to effet change is the development of a critically reflective practitioner, who can think otherwise about practice and who is receptive to new epistemology.


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Item Type: Book (Commonwealth Reporting Category A)
Refereed: No
Item Status: Live Archive
Additional Information: Unavailable in electronic format. Print copy on order for USQ Library as of 11/5/2010.
Depositing User: ePrints Administrator
Faculty / Department / School: Historic - Faculty of Education
Date Deposited: 07 May 2010 05:56
Last Modified: 29 Nov 2011 01:10
Uncontrolled Keywords: epistemology; reflective practice; experiential learning; human services; learning.
Fields of Research (FOR2008): 13 Education > 1303 Specialist Studies in Education > 130313 Teacher Education and Professional Development of Educators
Socio-Economic Objective (SEO2008): C Society > 93 Education and Training > 9302 Teaching and Instruction > 930202 Teacher and Instructor Development
URI: http://eprints.usq.edu.au/id/eprint/7999

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