EDU406 : Critical Thinking and reflective Practice

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Course Info

Course Category

Humanities Distribution

Course Level

Undergraduate

Credit Hours

3

Pre-requisites

N/A

Instructor

Mr. Steve Ryan
PhD (current, part-time) Research focus: Teacher CPD in Pakistan
University of Birmingham, United Kingdom

Course Contents

The Place of Reflective Practice in Teaching (Topics 1 to 6) Definitions and Types of Reflection (Topics 7 to 12) The Process of Reflection (Topics 13 to 18) Foundation Models (Topics 25 to 30) Critical Models (Topics 31 to 36) From Theory to Practice (Topics 37 to 42) What is Critical Reflection (Topics 43 to 48) Critical Analysis(Topics 49 to 54) Conceptual Learning (Topics 55 to 60) Reflective Writing (Topics 61 to 66) Developing Competence (Topics 67 to 72) Reflecting Effectively (Topics 73 to 78) Features of Reflection (Topics 79 to 84) Understanding Self and Others (Topics 85 to 90) The Importance of Self Awareness (Topics 91 to 96) From Theory to Practice (Topics 97 to 102) Frames, Perception and Interpretations (Topics 103 to 108) Re-framing for Resolving Difficult Controversies (Topics 109 to 114) Re-framing for Strategic Creativity (Topics 115 to 120) Reflective Teaching Practice: Criticality (Topics 121 to 126) Ways of Knowledge Generation (Topics 127 to 132) Theories, Knowledge and Practice (Topics 133 to 138) Reflecting and Connecting With Life-Long Learning (Topics 139 to 144) Reflective Practice and Socratic Method (Topics 145 to 150) The Practice of Reflection (Topics 151 to 156) Reflecting on Professional Roles (Topics 157 to 162) The Impact of Organizational Dynamics (Topics 163 to 168) Models and Mentors (Topics 169 to 174) Dialogic Process in Reflective Practice (Topics 175 to 180) Collaborative Observation and Feedback (Topics 181 to 188) Collaborative Observation and Feedback (Topics 189 to 196) Grounded Theory (Topics 197 to 202) Building Theory From and For Practice (Topics 203 to 208) Action Research (Topics 209 to 215) Appreciative Inquiry (Topics 215 to 220) Extension to Dewey's Work (Topics 221 to 226) Extension to Boud's Representation (Topics 227 to 232) Extension to Gibbs' Model (Topics 233 to 238) Extension to John's Model for Structured Reflection (Topics 239 to 244 Extension to John's Model for Structured Reflection (Topics 245 to 250) Taking Reflective Practice Forward (Topics 251 to 256) Higher Order Thinking for Unified Curriculum, Instruction and Learning (Topics 257 to 262) The Future of Reflective Practice (Topics 263 to 268)