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<ul><li>Reflection is often used as a tool to evaluate and improve teaching practice  </li></ul><ul><li>(Hatton and Smith,...
Reflective practice  <ul><li>… the process of stepping back from experience to process what the experience means, with a v...
Reflective Practice <ul><ul><li>The act of reflection prevents acting from routine </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>It allows th...
Gibbs’  Reflective Cycle
PG Dip Overview <ul><li>Revalidation  </li></ul><ul><li>Assessment portfolio </li></ul><ul><li>Constructive alignment... <...
Blog  <ul><li>Blogs supporting reflection </li></ul><ul><li>Journal/diary type entries </li></ul><ul><li>Ease of use/acces...
Implementation of blog tool <ul><li>Evaluation of blogs tools </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Blogger vs WordPress  </li></ul></ul><...
Case study <ul><li>Data collection: survey & interviews </li></ul>
Blog Excerpts  <ul><li>Examples of reflection </li></ul><ul><li>Depth of reflection </li></ul><ul><li>Descriptive vs. crit...
Findings/Results
Implications
Further work
References  <ul><li>Downes, S. (2004). Educational blogging. Educause Review. September/October 2004. (pp. 14-26).  http:/...
Suggested References! <ul><li>Boud, D., Keogh, R. & Walker, D. “Promoting reflection in learning: a model.” In Boud, D., K...
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    1. 1. Integrating reflective practice through the use of blog technology for professional development of teaching staff in higher education. Martina Crehan & Muireann O'Keeffe LTTC DIT
    2. 2. <ul><li>Reflection is often used as a tool to evaluate and improve teaching practice </li></ul><ul><li>(Hatton and Smith, 1995). </li></ul>
    3. 3. Reflective practice <ul><li>… the process of stepping back from experience to process what the experience means, with a view to planning further </li></ul><ul><li>… the critical link between the concrete experience, the interpretation and taking new action </li></ul><ul><li>… the key to learning as it enables you to develop an ability to uncover and make explicit to yourself what you have planned, discovered and achieved in practice </li></ul>
    4. 4. Reflective Practice <ul><ul><li>The act of reflection prevents acting from routine </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>It allows the teacher to consider practice and effect </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Scaffolds development of practice </li></ul></ul>
    5. 5. Gibbs’ Reflective Cycle
    6. 6. PG Dip Overview <ul><li>Revalidation </li></ul><ul><li>Assessment portfolio </li></ul><ul><li>Constructive alignment... </li></ul>
    7. 7. Blog <ul><li>Blogs supporting reflection </li></ul><ul><li>Journal/diary type entries </li></ul><ul><li>Ease of use/accessible anytime anywhere </li></ul>
    8. 8. Implementation of blog tool <ul><li>Evaluation of blogs tools </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Blogger vs WordPress </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Blogs and confidentiality </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Permissions: tutor/student </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Intro with PG Dip class </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Creation of blog in class </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Support issues... </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Some queries, most found it easy to use </li></ul></ul>
    9. 9. Case study <ul><li>Data collection: survey & interviews </li></ul>
    10. 10. Blog Excerpts <ul><li>Examples of reflection </li></ul><ul><li>Depth of reflection </li></ul><ul><li>Descriptive vs. critical </li></ul>
    11. 11. Findings/Results
    12. 12. Implications
    13. 13. Further work
    14. 14. References <ul><li>Downes, S. (2004). Educational blogging. Educause Review. September/October 2004. (pp. 14-26). http://net.educause.edu/ir/library/pdf/ERM0450.pdf Accessed 17/09/2010 </li></ul>
    15. 15. Suggested References! <ul><li>Boud, D., Keogh, R. & Walker, D. “Promoting reflection in learning: a model.” In Boud, D., Keogh, R. & Walker, D. (eds.) Reflection: Turning Experience into Learning , New York: Nichols, 18-40, 1985 </li></ul><ul><li>Johns, C. (2004). Becoming a reflective practitioner. (2nd ed.). Oxford, UK: Blackwell Publishing. </li></ul><ul><li>Moon, J. Reflection in Learning and Professional Development . London: Kogan Page, 1999a </li></ul><ul><li>Schön, D. A. The Reflective Practitioner: How Professionals Think in Action . New York: Basic Books, 1983 . </li></ul>
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