Towards a Critical Theory of Reflective Inquiry

  title={Towards a Critical Theory of Reflective Inquiry},
  author={E. Ross and Lynne M. Hannay},
  journal={Journal of Teacher Education},
  pages={15 - 9}
  • E. Ross, Lynne M. Hannay
  • Published 1986
  • Sociology
  • Journal of Teacher Education
  • Although reflective inquiry has been pro moted for many years as a progressive and effective method of teaching the social studies, its incorporation into classroom practice remains question able. Ross and Hannay assign part of the blame to those interpreters of Dewey's inquiry model who advocate a procedural or technical rather than a dialectic approach to thinking. Teacher education practices also contribute to the lack of critical reflection existing in schools. Too frequently the rationale… CONTINUE READING
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