Jul 14, 2024  
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EDUC 2406U – Reflective Practice/Action Research


In this course, students will explore reflection in the context of professional practice. This course will focus on ways in which reflection informs professional actions and facilitates learning, growth, and development.  Students will examine theoretical perspectives and research approaches that inform reflective practice. The theories and perspectives of John Dewey, Donald Shon, John Heron, Kurt Lewin, and relevant others will be examined in the context of reflective practice and research. Research traditions, including action research, collaborative inquiry, and Japanese Lesson Study will be addressed. Topics include: the role of reflection in professional practice and professional development; the relationships among reflection, learning, professional practice, and research; the roles of reflection in constructivist teaching and learning; reflection in case study research, self-research, and action research.
Credit hours: 3
Lecture hours: 4
Note(s): Restricted to P/J and I/S Consecutive BEd students.
Experiential learning: Yes



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