About this Research Topic
Reflection became an implicit assumption about the quality of a teacher education program (e.g. http://caepnet.org/ ). More recently, the focus has turned to its role in the development of teacher educators (Ketchermans, et al. 2018). Beginning in the mid-1990s self-study of teacher education practices scholars began using reflection in uncovering uncovering teacher educator and inservice and preservice development (e.g. Loughran & Russell, 2002; Russell, 2018).
The purpose of this Research Topic is to examine current understanding of the role of reflection in all of the enterprises of teacher education. Articles report research concerning development as a teacher educator, preservice and inservice teachers, and individual accounts of its influence in teacher and teacher educator development.
Brookfield, S. D. (2017). Becoming a critically reflective teacher. John Wiley & Sons.
Calderhead, J. (1987). The quality of reflection in student teachers’ professional learning. European Journal of Teacher Education, 10(3), 269-278.
Kelchtermans, G., Smith, K., & Vanderlinde, R. (2018). Towards an ‘international forum for teacher educator development’: An agenda for research and action. European Journal of Teacher Education, 41(1), 120-134.
LaBoskey, V. K. (2002). Teaching to teach with purpose and passion: Pedagogy for reflective practice. In Teaching about teaching (pp. 164-177). Routledge.
Loughran, J. J., & Russell, T. (Eds.). (2002). Improving teacher education practices through self-study (pp. 239-248). London: RoutledgeFalmer.
Moon, J. A. (1999). Reflection in learning and professional development: Theory and practice. Routledge.
Moon, J. (2004). Using reflective learning to improve the impact of short courses and workshops. Journal of continuing Education in the Health Professions, 24(1), 4-11.
Munby, H., Russell, T. & Martin, A. K. (2001) Teachers’ knowledge and how it develops, in: V. Richardson (Ed.) Handbook of research on teaching (4th edn) (Washington, DC, American Educational Research Association), 877–904.
Russell*, T. (2005). Can reflective practice be taught?. Reflective practice, 6(2), 199-204.
Russell, T. (2018). A teacher educator’s lessons learned from reflective practice. European Journal of Teacher Education, 41(1), 4-14.
Schön, D. A. (1983) The reflective practitioner: how professionals think in action. Basic Books
Keywords: teacher education, teacher educators, reflection, role of reflection, preservice and inservice teachers
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