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Reflective Practice
Writing and Professional Development

Fifth Edition
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February 2018 | 296 pages | SAGE Publications Ltd
Reflecting thoughtfully on your work is vital for improving your own self-awareness, effectiveness, and professional development. This newly updated Fifth Edition explores reflective writing as a creative and dynamic process for this critical inquiry.

This bestselling book has been used worldwide in various disciplines including: education, social work, business & management, medicine, and healthcare. It is essential reading for students and professionals seeking to enhance their reflective writing skills and to examine their own practice in greater critical depth.
 
Chapter 1: Reflective Practice: an Introduction
 
Chapter 2: Values and Principles of Reflective Practice
 
Chapter 3: Theories and Contexts of Reflective Practice
 
Chapter 4: The Power of Narrative
 
Chapter 5: Perspective
 
Chapter 6: The Power of Metaphor
 
Chapter 7: Writing as Reflection
 
Chapter 8: How to Do Reflective and Reflexive Writing
 
Chapter 9: Reflective Practice Journals
 
Chapter 10: Assessment and Evaluation
 
Chapter 11: Reflective Writing and Team Development
 
Chapter 12: Reflection on Reflection

A much needed text, a must for increasing students' understanding of the importance and value of reflective thinking and practice

Dr Colin Cameron
Department of Social Work and Communities, Northumbria University
February 19, 2018

This has become an essential characteristic of effective teachers, so it is required reading for our teacher trainees supporting their development as life long learners in this fast changing sector

Mrs Michele Fuller
Department of Education, Colchester Institute
February 7, 2018
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Chapter 1: Reflective Practice: An Introduction


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Gillie E J Bolton

Dr Gillie Bolton is an international authority on writing and author of a long publication list including nine books (one in 4th Edition), academic papers (many in top ranking journals), as well as professional articles, poetry, and for a lay readership.  She has peer-reviewed for many journals and  has been a long serving editor of an academic and two professional journals. More About Author

Russell Delderfield