Reflection and teaching: a taxonomy

Henk Vos, John Cowan

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A major problem in teaching reflection is that educational objectives for reflection in terms of student behaviour are lacking. Therefore a taxonomy of reflection has been developed based on Bloom’s taxonomy. Reflective assignments can then be better focused on any chosen educational objectives. The act of reflection has been analysed and abstracted from goal, content, context, means, and moment of reflecting. Reflection was operationalised as answering reflective questions. Bloom’s taxonomy has been analysed, in order to apply this taxonomy to reflective questons. The result is a taxonomy of reflection. Reflection turns out to be basically a comparison of two thoughts
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Publication statusPublished - 2009


  • IR-67980

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