Journal Keeping: How to Use Reflective Writing for Effective Learning, Teaching, Professional Insight, and Positive Change
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About the Book
** By the authors of the acclaimed Introduction to Rubrics** Major growth of interest in keeping journals or diaries for personal reflection and growth; and as a teaching tool** Will appeal to college faculty, administrators and teachers One of the most powerful ways to learn, reflect and make sense of our lives is through journal keeping. This book presents the potential uses and benefits of journals for personal and professional development-particularly for those in academic life; and demonstrates journals' potential to foster college students' learning, fluency and voice, and creative thinking.In professional life, a journal helps to organize, prioritize and address the many expectations of a faculty member's or administrator's roles. Journals are effective for developing time management skills, building problem-solving skills, fostering insight, and decreasing stressBoth writing and rereading journal entries allow the journal keeper to document thinking; to track changes and review observations; and to examine assumptions and so gain fresh perspectives and insights over past events. The authors present the background to help readers make an informed decision about the value of journals and to determine whether journals will fit appropriately with their teaching objectives or help manage their personal and professional lives. They offer insights and advice on selecting the format or formats and techniques most appropriate for the reader's purposes.
Book Details
ISBN-13: 9781579222154
EAN: 9781579222154
Publisher Date: 01 May 2009
Dewey: 808.042
Illustration: Y
LCCN: 2008055004
No of Pages: 266
Series Title: English
Weight: 681 gr
ISBN-10: 1579222153
Publisher: Stylus Publishing (VA)
Binding: Hardcover
Height: 250 mm
Language: English
MediaMail: Y
PrintOnDemand: N
Spine Width: 20 mm
Width: 178 mm
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