Enabling Learning in Nursing and Midwifery Practice

A Guide for Mentors

Author: Sue West,Tim Clark,Melanie Jasper

Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

ISBN: 0470697911

Category: Medical

Page: 268

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With current Government targets to increase health and social care practitioners, there is an increased need for informed mentors and preceptors to support the development of the students and new health professionals. Enabling learning in nursing and midwifery practice: A guide for mentorsseeks to underpin recent mentoring initiatives, exploring the impact of mentoring, supervision and preceptorship on professional practice, covering principles that underpin effective learning and providing practical guidance on mentoring and assessment strategies within practice settings. Enabling learning in nursing and midwifery practice: A guide for mentorsaddresses the inter-professional and policy context for mentorship, examines the nature of effective learning environments and provides mentors with the necessary tools to assist students in their development within a practice setting. It explores the use of reflective practice, virtual learning and other core resources to enhance and support learning in practice and addresses assessing practice, making correct judgements about student competence and the development of competence in newly qualified practitioners. Enabling learning in nursing and midwifery practice: A guide for mentorsis an important resource text for practitioners seeking to support learning in practice as well as experienced mentors and preceptors seeking to update their skills and understanding. Key features * Evidence-based, practical guide to effective mentoring and preceptorship * Integrates theory and practice * Addresses the context of learning in practice and the challenges of clinical supervision * Promotes understanding of the importance of assessing practice and managing the mentoring process * Equips mentors to enable students and newly qualified staff to gain confidence and expertise * Includes activities, points for reflection and examples from practice

Peer Supervision in Coaching and Mentoring

A Versatile Guide for Reflective Practice

Author: Tammy Turner,Michelle Lucas,Carol Whitaker

Publisher: Routledge

ISBN: 1351668250

Category: Business & Economics

Page: 230

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Supervision is increasingly required for a coach’s and a mentor's professional development, and engaging in reflective practice with peers can be a valuable way of meeting these needs. Peer supervision brings unique challenges though, including the possibility of collusion or stagnating at a shared developmental level. This book is written by practicing professional supervisors who engage in peer supervision themselves and train communities of coaches and mentors. It guides practitioners to develop and integrate their range of individual and group reflective practice activities alongside professional supervision. It draws upon essential theory and methodology, explores challenges and ethical dilemmas faced within peer supervision, and provides concrete guidance, useful techniques and helpful templates. This practical guide will be vital reading for individual coaching and mentoring practitioners and peer learning groups including within communities, universities and/or training programs. It will also support professional supervisors and organizations developing coaching cultures.

Reflective Practice

Writing and Professional Development

Author: Gillie Bolton

Publisher: SAGE

ISBN: 1473907624

Category: Education

Page: 256

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Available as an E-Inspection Copy! Link: http://www.ebooks.com/1712755/reflective-practice/bolton-gillie-e-j/ Reflection and reflexivity invite critical, sensitive examination of practice, exploration of principles, concepts and ideas, and development of thoughtful self-awareness. The Fourth Edition of this bestselling book explains how expressive and explorative writing, combined with in-depth group work or mentoring, can widen perspectives and give clarity of values, roles, and responsibilities. Step-by-step methods are grounded in carefully explained theories and values, and key terms such as reflection, reflexivity, critical, narrative, metaphor, mindfulness and complexity are clarified. New to this edition: a clear route through the essentials of reflective practice greater clarity and representation of theoretical models a strong focus on ethical values in-depth examples and case studies from a range of courses clear summarization of each chapter’s key contents updated ‘Read to Learn’ sections and extended glossary discussion of writing in different cultures new online content including videos.

Reflective Practice

Voices from the Field

Author: Roger Barnard,Jonathon Ryan

Publisher: Taylor & Francis

ISBN: 131539765X

Category: Education

Page: 170

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The aim of the book is to explain a range of options for implementing the reflective practice cycle in educational settings in various international contexts. It presents a series of empirical case studies illustrating many different ways of implementing the reflective practice cycle, and how they can be researched by practitioners and academics. Increasing attention is given by teachers and teacher educators to the construct and implementation of reflective practice as a form of bottom-up, autonomous professional development. The aim of the book is to explain a range of options for implementing the reflective practice cycle in educational settings in various international contexts. Written by international academics, these studies show how reflection can be interpreted in different cultural contexts. The book concludes with a discussion by Anne Burns of the implications of these case studies for action research. It is hoped that the book will enable practitioners, and their mentors, to consider how best to implement reflective procedures in the specific contexts in which they work. Chapters in the book include: • Lesson planning: The fundamental platform for reflecting for action • Reflecting on action: Lesson transcripts • Pair discussions for reflecting on action: Stimulated recall • Observation leading to reflection This book will be key reading for researchers in the fields of teacher education.

The Reflective Mentor

Author: Tony Ghaye,Sue Lillyman

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: 9781856420525

Category: Medical personnel

Page: 89

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This text suggests guidelines for the development of preceptor and mentorship skills within the health care profession. With the continuing changes in the profession and the need to recruit able students for continuing care, preceptor and mentorship skills are becoming more important.

Reflective Practice in Nursing

Author: Chris Bulman,Sue Schutz

Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

ISBN: 1118307771

Category: Medical

Page: 272

View: 1967

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From reviews of previous editions: 'This excellent book provides useful guidance on the use of reflection in practice.... a helpful addition to any nursing library.’ Primary Health Care '…an excellent investment in any nurses’ library portfolio.' Journal of Advanced Nursing 'An extremely welcome addition to nursing's literature on thoughtful, knowledgeable practice.' Nursing Times 'This is an excellent practical guide to reflective practice…I would highly recommend this book to all practice teachers and students.' Journal of Practice Nursing The ability to reflect on practice has become a competency demanded of every healthcare professional in recent years. It can be a daunting prospect- but this practical and accessible text guides the way, using the latest research and evidence to support the development of skills in reflective practice and provides help and advice on how to get started, how to write reflectively and how to continue to use reflective practice in everyday situations. This fifth edition of Reflective Practice in Nursing is an indispensable guide for students and practitioners alike who wish to learn more about reflective practice, as well as containing essential information for teachers and lecturers.

The Reflective Educator’s Guide to Mentoring

Strengthening Practice Through Knowledge, Story, and Metaphor

Author: Diane Yendol-Hoppey,Nancy Fichtman Dana

Publisher: Corwin Press

ISBN: 1483362140

Category: Education

Page: 168

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Mentors will discover strategies for meeting the diverse needs of their mentor/mentee relationships, developing useful mentoring tools, and continuing to learn and grow professionally.

Reflective Practice in Nursing

Author: Lioba Howatson-Jones

Publisher: Learning Matters

ISBN: 1473967724

Category: Medical

Page: 200

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Would you like to develop some strategies to manage knowledge deficits, near misses and mistakes in practice? Are you looking to improve your reflective writing for your portfolio, essays or assignments? Reflective practice enables us to make sense of, and learn from, the experiences we have each day and if nurtured properly can provide skills that will you come to rely on throughout your nursing career. Using clear language and insightful examples, scenarios and case studies the third edition of this popular and bestselling book shows you what reflection is, why it is so important and how you can use it to improve your nursing practice. Key features: · Clear and straightforward introduction to reflection directly written for nursing students and new nurses · Full of activities designed to build confidence when using reflective practice · Each chapter is linked to relevant NMC Standards and Essential Skills Clusters

Reflective Practice in Action

80 Reflection Breaks for Busy Teachers

Author: Thomas S. C. Farrell

Publisher: Corwin Press

ISBN: 1483360334

Category: Education

Page: 128

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Use 80 reflection breaks as individual discussion starters or as part of a comprehensive professional growth plan that is perfect for teachers at all levels.

Understanding Mentoring

Reflective Strategies for School-based Teacher Preparation

Author: Peter Tomlinson

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: N.A

Category: Education

Page: 238

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The current move to school-based mentoring offers the possibility of considerable improvement over traditional arrangements for initial teacher preparation. But this opportunity will only be realized if old assumptions about theory and practice are modified and new practices based on a better understanding of ways in which effective teaching may be acquired. Starting from the assumption that practising teachers already possess many resources relevant to mentoring, Understanding Mentoring offers practical strategies and programmes for mentoring in the context of recent work on intelligent skill development, professional thinking and learning, counselling and helping strategies, and the nature and assessment of teaching competence. It should therefore be a useful resource for teachers taking on a mentoring role, and for those engaged in training and academic courses on school-based teacher education.

Reflective Development through the Care Model

Empowering Teachers of English as a Foreign Language

Author: Niki Christodoulou

Publisher: Cambridge Scholars Publishing

ISBN: 1443878960

Category: Education

Page: 275

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The capacity to reflect – individually and with others – is considered valuable in teacher professional development internationally. In the field of Teaching English as a Second or Foreign Language, reflective practice has been deemed to be a precious tool at the pre-service level and in the ongoing development of teachers. Despite the importance of teacher reflection, the field of Teaching English as a Foreign Language in Higher Education has tended to overlook this topic and especially its collaborative and emotional elements. This book proposes a new and practical model for engaging teachers in transformational learning through an ‘emotionalized’ version of reflection. More specifically, the Collaborative, Appreciative, Reflective Enquiry (CARE) model represents a guide for teachers who wish to engage in reflective practice alone and with others in an appreciative context. As such, this book will be invaluable to in-service language teachers and teacher educators who are committed to realizing their potential as educators and human beings through growth that only emancipatory reflection and positive emotionality can bring.

Reflective Teaching in Schools

Author: Andrew Pollard,Kristine Black-Hawkins,Gabrielle Cliff Hodges,Pete Dudley,Mary James,Holly Linklater,Sue Swaffield,Mandy Swann,Fay Turner,Paul Warwick

Publisher: A&C Black

ISBN: 1441175393

Category: Education

Page: 544

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Building on best-selling texts over three decades, this thoroughly revised new edition is essential reading for both primary and secondary school teachers in training and in practice, supporting both initial school-based training and extended career-long professionalism. Considering a wide range of professionally relevant topics, Reflective Teaching in Schools presents key issues and research insights, suggests activities for classroom enquiry and offers guidance on key readings. Uniquely, two levels of support are offered: · practical, evidence-based guidance on key classroom issues � including relationships, behaviour, curriculum planning, teaching strategies and assessment processes; · routes to deeper forms of expertise, including evidence-informed 'principles' and 'concepts' to support in-depth understanding of teacher expertise. Andrew Pollard, former Director of the UK's Teaching and Learning Research Programme, led development of the book, with support from primary and secondary specialists from the University of Cambridge, UK. Reflective Teaching in Schools is part of a fully integrated set of resources for primary and secondary education. Readings for Reflective Teaching in Schools directly complements and extends the chapters in this book. Providing a compact and portable library, it is particularly helpful in school-based teacher education. The website, reflectiveteaching.co.uk, offers supplementary resources including reflective activities, research briefings, advice on further reading and additional chapters. It also features a glossary, links to useful websites, and a conceptual framework for deepening expertise. This book is one of the Reflective Teaching Series � inspiring education through innovation in early years, schools, further, higher and adult education.

Reflective Teaching

Author: Andrew Pollard,Janet Collins

Publisher: A&C Black

ISBN: 9780826473950

Category: Education

Page: 503

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Reflective Teaching is the definitive textbook for reflective classroom professionalism. It offers support for trainee teachers, mentors, newly qualified teachers and for continuous professional development. This second edition has been revised and updated to enhance classroom use.

Developing Mentoring and Coaching Relationships in Early Care and Education

A Reflective Approach

Author: Marilyn Chu

Publisher: Prentice Hall

ISBN: 9780132658232

Category: Education

Page: 198

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Developing Mentoring and Coaching Relationships in Early Care and Education is the ideal resource for anyone charged with guiding teachers as they encounter real world challenges in today's early childhood programs and can turn to this practical new resource as they work with supervisors and teacher-leaders to achieve greater professional effectiveness while bridging the gap between the vision for quality and actual practice. The book is packed with helpful reflective questions, illustrative mentoring and coaching scenarios, and ready-to-implement planning tools. The focus is on encouraging reflection on current practices in order to achieve quality programs, meet teaching standards, and promote positive outcomes for children in these times of rising standards and, in many cases, lower levels of support.

Mentoring in the Early Years

Author: Alison Robins

Publisher: SAGE

ISBN: 1446232824

Category: Education

Page: 112

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`This book gives a thorough, detailed account of mentoring, with accompanying case studies which will be invaluable to anyone undertaking the role...this book will encourage readers to develop reflective practice in their settings and that this will help to improve quality' - Nursery World `A valuable and timely contribution to the Early Years field. This will be essential reading for all Early Years practitioners engaged in practice-based learning and will provide valuable guidance for all mentors in the field' - Dr Rose Drury, Lecturer in Early Years, The Open University Mentoring is an important part of good, professional practice. It provides a framework of support for continuous personal and professional development and is integral to the development of quality provision within early years. This book is designed as a guide for all those involved in the mentoring process. The roles of the mentor and practitioners are carefully examined and chapters cover the following: o The role of the mentor o The characteristics of a good mentor o How mentoring supports personal and professional development o The diversity of early years settings and professional roles o Case studies of mentoring in practice Chapters include a mixture of relevant theory, practical suggestions, case studies, questions for discussion, activities for personal and professional development and suggestions for further reading. There are suggestions and examples of materials that may be used, and a glossary of key terms.

Reflective Teaching and Learning

Author: Dymoke S & Harrison J

Publisher: SAGE Publications Ltd

ISBN: 1446244725

Category: Education

Page: 315

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This core text is an introduction for beginning secondary teachers on developing the art of critical reflective teaching throughout their professional work.

Reflective Teacher Education

Cases and Critiques

Author: Linda Valli

Publisher: SUNY Press

ISBN: 9780791411315

Category: Education

Page: 281

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An increasing number of educators are arguing for conceptually sound reflective or inquiry-oriented teacher education programs. The argument is based on the fact that reflective teaching is possible and the belief that teachers should develop habits of consciously informed action. Those who promote reflective teaching argue for teacher empowerment within a self-renewing profession. Reflective Teacher Education offers case studies from seven universities that have organized teacher education programs around the concept of reflection. The cases represent public and private institutions, and alternative and traditional models of teacher preparation. The studies represent efforts to transform the entire professional education component rather than individual courses or isolated strategies. The volume also considers reflection as a conceptual orientation, commenting on its power to inform and improve teacher education, and assessing the implementation of reflection in these specific programs. The six critiques raise intriguing questions about the possibility and desirability of reflective reform efforts by viewing the cases from varying perspectives--development, cognitive, feminist, social reconstructionist, and post-modern.

Facilitating Reflective Learning Through Mentoring & Coaching

Author: Anne Brockbank,Ian McGill

Publisher: Kogan Page Publishers

ISBN: 9780749444488

Category: Business & Economics

Page: 325

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"Advice and activities which will help readers hone their coaching and mentoring skills... The case studies demonstrate how well the authors know this field, as well reassure readers that they are not alone when they find such a complex area of human activity so challenging." -Professor Yvonne Hillier, City University