Contesting Criticality: Epistemological and Practical Contradictions in Critical Reflection

@inproceedings{Brookfield2000ContestingCE,
  title={Contesting Criticality: Epistemological and Practical Contradictions in Critical Reflection},
  author={Stephen Brookfield},
  year={2000}
}
Being critical is not an unequivocal concept. It is, rather, a contested idea. How the terms critical or criticality are used reflects the ideologies of the users. Consider the different ways people define what it means to learn in a critical way at the workplace. For some, critical learning, thinking and reflection are represented by executives’ use of lateral, divergent thinking strategies and double loop learning methods. Here adult workers learn criticality when they examine the assumptions… CONTINUE READING

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