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  1. THE ART OF REFLECTION: TEACHING FROM THE HEART LINDA GHYS Negotiated Project in University Teaching (EDUC5124) 13th October, 2008

  2. BACKGROUND

  3. ‘…thoughts and feelings circle around us, flash back, then forward, the topical is interwoven with the chronological, thoughts and feelings merge, drop from our grasp, then reappear in another context’ (in Ellis & Bochner, 2000: 752).

  4. …critical reflection ‘happens when teachers discover and examine assumptions of teaching practice by viewing their own practice through four distinct…lenses’ (Brookfield, 1995: xiii).

  5. GAZING THROUGH THE LENS 1: BEGINNINGS

  6. ‘The tangles of teaching have three important sources. The first two are commonplace, but the third, and most fundamental, is rarely given its due’. ‘If students and subjects accounted for all the complexities of teaching, our standard ways of coping would do – …’ ‘… there is another reason for these complexities: we teach who we are’. (Palmer, 1997)

  7. GAZING THROUGH THE LENS 2: THE STORY SO FAR

  8. ‘In considering the qualities of a scholar, …three characteristics merit especial attention: integrity, perseverance and courage’ (Glassick, Huber & Maerhoff, 1997:63)

  9. GAZING THROUGH THE LENS 3: TO BE CONTINUED…

  10. REFERENCES Andresen, L.W (2000) ‘A useable, trans-disciplinary conception of scholarship’ in Higher Education Research & Development, 19:2, pp137 – 153. Routledge: London. Biggs, J (2003) ‘Teaching international students, Chapter 7 in Teaching for quality learning at university, 2nd edn, pp 120-139, Ed J. B. Biggs, Open University Pres: Maidenhead. Boyer, E. (1997) Scholarship reconsidered: priorities of the professoriate. Jossey-Bass Publishers: San Fransisco. Brookfield, S (1995) Becoming a critically reflective teacher. Jossey-Bass Publishers: San Fransisco. Ellis, C. and Bochner, A.P (2000) ‘Autoethnography, personal narrative, reflexivity: researcher as subject’ in Handbook of qualitative research, 2nd ed, N.K. Denzin and Y.S. Lincoln, Eds. Sage Publications: Thousand Oaks, California. Glassick, C., Huber, M. and Maeroff, G (1997) Scholarship assessed: Evaluation of the professoriate, Jossey-Bass: San Fransisco. Holly, M.L (1997) Keeping a professional journal, 2nd edn. Deakin University Press: Geelong Moon, J (2004) ‘strategies for enhancing learning from everyday experience’ in A handbook of reflective and experimental learning: theory and practice, RoutledgeFarmer: Oxon.

  11. Palmer, P.J. (1997), The Heart of a Teacher: Identity and Integrity in Teaching, New Horizons for Learning, Online. Accessed 8th September 2008. http://www.newhorizons.org/strategies/character/palmer.htm  Ramsden, P (2003) Learning to teach in higher education, 2nd edn. RoutledgeFalmer: London & New York. Schon, D (1987) Educating the reflective practioner: toward a new design for teaching and learning in the professions. Jossey-Bass Publishers: San Fransisco