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Reflective Spin, The : Case Studies Of Teachers In Higher Education Transforming Action - Ai-Yen Chen

Reflective Spin, The

Case Studies Of Teachers In Higher Education Transforming Action

By: Ai-Yen Chen (Editor), John Van Maanen (Editor)

Paperback Published: 1st November 1999
ISBN: 9789810241865
Number Of Pages: 388

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The new millennium brings with it new challenges and possibilities. A globalised world in which education will be the key to cross-national relations necessitates a fundamental understanding of the way education is practised in different cultures across the world.The Reflective Spin is the first book of its kind -- about university teachers, about professionals sharing their experiences in improving learning and teaching practices. The writers of the cases generously share their concerns, struggles, knowledge and insights as they examine the values, assumptions, presuppositions and perspectives about learning and teaching in higher education. Readers will benefit from this sharing of a new reflective experience in a multi-layered, multi-faceted and multi-perspective context.

Acknowledgements
Preface: Preface to the Reflective Spin
Foreword: Dialogue: How to Reflect in a Group
Prologue: Landscaping the Reflective Spin
Perspectives and Contexts of Reflectionp. 1
Reflecting on the Reflective Practitionersp. 3
Storying and Restorying Ourselves: Narrative and Reflectionp. 15
Case Studies: Why Now, More Than Ever, Cases are Importantp. 25
The Contexts That Transform Learningp. 45
Reflecting on Self and Textp. 67
Confession of a Recovering Classroom Talking Addictp. 69
Teacher Knowledge and Classroom Teachingp. 81
Embedding Chinese Classical Ideas in a Business Law Coursep. 97
Cross-Cultural Readings: The Case of King Learp. 109
Learning in Communityp. 119
Teacher Perspectives: As a Tool for Reflection, Partnerships and Professional Growthp. 121
Reflective Classroom Practice: Case Studies of Hong Kong Student Teachersp. 157
A Teacher's Use of the Reflective Process in Implementation Cooperative Learningp. 187
Group Learning for Doing Case Studies in an Engineering and Technology Management Coursep. 207
The Reflection on a Masters of Educational Administration Programmep. 225
Reflecting on University Teaching Practicesp. 235
Educating the Larger Lifep. 264
Educating the "Larger Life"p. 265
Solving Problems in a Saturated Dental Curriculump. 295
Accounting for Manufacturing: Reflecting on the Grading Systemp. 305
Reflection on 44 Years of Teachingp. 335
Epilogue: The Continual Dialogue on the Reflective Spinp. 347
Notes on the Contributorsp. 349
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ISBN: 9789810241865
ISBN-10: 9810241860
Audience: Professional
Format: Paperback
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 388
Published: 1st November 1999
Country of Publication: SG
Dimensions (cm): 21.59 x 16.05  x 2.03
Weight (kg): 0.67

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