Writing and Professional Development
- Gillie Bolton - Freelance Consultant
- Russell Delderfield - University of Bradford, UK
Continuing Professional Development | Higher & Further Education (general) | PGCEs & MEds
Reflecting thoughtfully on your work is vital for improving your own self-awareness, effectiveness and professional development. This newly updated fifth edition of Gillie Bolton’s bestselling book explores reflective writing as a creative and dynamic process for this critical enquiry.
New to this edition:
- An expanded range of exercises and activities
- A new emphasis on using e-portfolios
- Further guidance on reflective writing assignments
- Enhanced discussion of reflection as a key employability skill
- Additional online resources
This popular book has been used worldwide in various disciplines including education, social work, business and management, medicine and healthcare and is essential reading for students and professionals seeking to enhance their reflective writing skills and to examine their own practice in greater critical depth.
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great overview of reflection.
This book is very helpful in advancing the knowledge of our students about the ethos of reflective practice. On the course in question, we utilise academic reflection, and for many students who go into the world of Law Enforcement post graduation, this grounding really helps their understanding of reflection in professional practice. Recommended.
Enjoyed reading this book gave a indepth insight into reflection that practitioners of today need to support their practice.
Excellent accessible text
This book provided our MA students with important information regarding reflective practice. A very helpful source of information
This gets right to the heart of reflection and encourages studens to engage with what can be a difficult task for a novice in the care industry.
A much needed text, a must for increasing students' understanding of the importance and value of reflective thinking and practice
This has become an essential characteristic of effective teachers, so it is required reading for our teacher trainees supporting their development as life long learners in this fast changing sector
Sample Materials & Chapters
Chapter 1: Reflective Practice: An Introduction