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  1. 1. Reflective Video Journals Dissertation Proposal by Brian J. Dixon
  2. 2. Background A popular website as an innovative learning tool?
  3. 3. Statement of the Problem How might reflective video journals be used to enhance student reflection?
  4. 4. Literature Review The importance of reflection. Reflective journals. Video in the classroom. Social software tools.
  5. 5. Literature Review Kolb’s learning cycle (1984)
  6. 6. Literature Review Reflective journals
  7. 7. Literature Review Video in the classroom
  8. 8. Social Software Tools Linking Feedback Responses Rating System YouTube Literature Review
  9. 9. Methodology What is a formative experiment? (Reinking and Bradley, 2008)
  10. 10. Phase One Determining the pedagogical goal Planning the intervention Recruiting the participants
  11. 11. Phase Two Creating a “thick description” of the setting using ethnographic methods
  12. 12. Phase Three Establishing a baseline
  13. 13. Phase Four Implementing the intervention
  14. 14. Phase Four <ul><li>Implementing the intervention </li></ul><ul><li>-data collection and analysis </li></ul><ul><li>-modifying the intervention </li></ul><ul><ul><li>-factors that enhance or inhibit </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>-modifications and effects </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>-unanticipated effects </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>-changes in the environment </li></ul></ul>
  15. 15. Phase Five Post assessment
  16. 16. Phase Six Consolidating findings
  17. 17. References Brockett, R. G. “Adult Education: Are We Doing It Ethically?” Mountain Plains Adult Education Association Journal of Adult Education, 1990, 19, 5–12. CLINCHY, B.M. (1995) A connected approach to the teaching of developmental psychology, Teaching of Psychology, 22, pp. 100–104. Dewey, J. (1933). How we think: A restatement of the relation of reflective thinking to the educative process. Boston: DC Heath and Company. Dyment, J. E., & O'Connell, T. S. (in press). Student perceptions of journaling as a reflective tool in experience-based learning. The Journal for the Art of Teaching. Elbow, P. and J. Clarke. 1987. &quot;Desert Island Discourse: The Benefits of Ignoring Audience.&quot; The Journal Book. Ed. Toby Fulwiler. Portsmouth, NH: Boynton/Cook. Hatton, N., and Smith, D. “Reflection in Teacher Education: Towards Definition and Implementation.” Teaching and Teacher Education, 1995, 11, 33–49. HEDLUND, D.E., FURST, T.C. & FOLEY, K.T. (1989) A dialogue with self: the journal as an educational tool, Journal of Humanistic Education and Development, 27, pp. 105–113. Hiemstra, R. (2001). Uses and benefits of journal writing. In L. M. English & M. A. Gillen, (Eds.), Promoting journal writing in adult education (New Directions for Adult and Continuing Education, No. 90, pp. 19-26). San Francisco: Jossey-Bass. Hubbs, Delaura L. and Charles F. Brand. “The Paper Mirror: Understanding Reflective Journaling.” Journal of Experiential Education. 28.1 (2005): 60-71.
  18. 18. References Hillion, J. (1999). Journaling. National Staff Development Council, Journal of Staff Development, Summer 1999. Retrieved August 23, 2004 from: Jarvis P., &quot;Journal Writing in Higher Education,&quot; New Directions for Adult and Continuing Education, Vol. 90, Summer 2001, pp. 79–86. Kerka, S. (1996). Journal writing and adult learning. ERIC Digest. Columbus, OH: ERIC Clearinghouse on Adult, Career, and Vocational Education. (ERIC Document Reproduction Service No. ED 339 413) KING, A. (1995) Inquiring minds really do want to know: using questioning to teach critical thinking, Teaching of Psychology, 22(1), pp. 13–17. King F.B. & LaRocco D.J. (2006, Feb).E-Journaling: A Strategy to Support Student Reflection and Understanding. Current Issues in Education [On-line], 9(4). Available: Koontz, C. (2004). Introduction to articles on journals in the classroom. Retrieved May 30 2004 from the University of Detroit Mercy, English 201 Longhurst, J., & Sandage, S. A. (2004). Appropriate technology and journal writing: Structured dialogues that enhance learning. College Education, 52(2), 69-75. Phipps, J. J. (2005). E-journaling: Achieving interactive education online. Educause Quarterly 28(1). Retrieved May 31, 2005 from Schell, C. (1998). Effects of the Interactive Shared Journaling System on Preservice Teachers' journaling practices and reflection. Unpublished dissertation University of Missouri-Columbia Vygotsky, L. (1986). Thought and language (Rev. ed.). Cambridge, MA: MIT Press.
  19. 19. Questions?