The pedagogical balancing act: teaching reflection in higher education

@article{Ryan2013ThePB,
  title={The pedagogical balancing act: teaching reflection in higher education},
  author={Mary Ryan},
  journal={Teaching in Higher Education},
  year={2013},
  volume={18},
  pages={144 - 155}
}
  • M. Ryan
  • Published 1 February 2013
  • Education
  • Teaching in Higher Education
Despite the common use of the term reflection in higher education assessment tasks, learners are not often taught how to communicate their disciplinary knowledge through reflection. This paper argues that students can and should be taught how to reflect in deep and transformative ways. It highlights the reflexive pedagogical balancing act of attending to different levels of reflection as a way to stimulate focused, thoughtful and reasoned reflections that show evidence of new ways of thinking… 
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