When the Ink Runs Dry: Implications for Theory and Practice When Educators Stop Keeping Reflective Journals

@article{Dyment2014WhenTI,
  title={When the Ink Runs Dry: Implications for Theory and Practice When Educators Stop Keeping Reflective Journals},
  author={Janet E. Dyment and Timothy S. O'connell},
  journal={Innovative Higher Education},
  year={2014},
  volume={39},
  pages={417-429}
}
In this article we report on a study that explored educators’ past and current use of reflective journals and if and how these practices influence their pedagogical use of such journals with their own students. We conducted semi-structured interviews with 8 educators who had kept reflective journals in the past but were no longer doing so; however, they require their own students to keep journals. Several interesting themes emerged including the temporal relevance of using reflective journals… 
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