British Journal of Educational Studies 42 (3):273 - 285 (1994)

The process of reflection is analysed into three components - an ego-driven purpose, a restructuring capability, and a transforming perspective. Different types of reflection are argued to be instances of cognitive restructuring determined by purpose and by context. Procedures for resolving contradictions in the literature concerning ways in which 'reflective teaching' can be fostered are also suggested. It is argued that adopting any single model of 'reflective practice' can be unnecessarily restrictive given the ubiquity of the reflective process. Finally, the danger of claiming too much for a 'reflective practitioner' model is set beside clear benefits gained from promoting it.
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