Reflecting upon reflection: theory and practice in one Australian University teacher education program

  title={Reflecting upon reflection: theory and practice in one Australian University teacher education program},
  author={Kathryn Grushka and Julie McLeod and Ruth Reynolds},
  journal={Reflective Practice},
  pages={239 - 246}
Over the past 20 years the teaching profession has embraced the notion of the teacher as ‘reflective practitioner’. This has led to an increased emphasis on teacher action research and teachers reflecting‐in‐action with resultant increased respect for ‘teaching craft knowledge’, and more recently incentives by research funding bodies to enhance researcher/classroom teacher partnerships. In pre‐service teacher education programs students are encouraged to reflect on their teaching experiences… 

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