Reflecting on Reflection – The Value of Making Meaning (EP:07)

Reflecting on Reflection – The Value of Making Meaning (EP:07)
With Justin Kreuter, MD

Reflection is a transformative and multifaceted practice that has the potential to impact education, learners, and even educators in profound ways. Its application has the distinct ability to allow individuals to connect current and prior knowledge while simultaneously synthesizing emotional and cognitive information – all while applying insights towards the future. In this episode, physician and educator Justin Kreuter, MD chats with Stacy Craft about reflection in education and beyond, personal insights, and practical ideas for beginning reflection.
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Additional Resources

Getting Started with Reflective Practice – Cambridge International Teaching and Learning Team

Role of Reflection – Brock University Center for Pedagogical Innovation

Elizabeth Smith (2011) Teaching critical reflection, Teaching in Higher Education, 16:2, 211-223, DOI: 10.1080/13562517.2010.515022

Wald, H. S., Borkan, J. M., Taylor, J. S., Anthony, D., & Reis, S. P. (2012). Fostering and evaluating reflective capacity in medical education: developing the REFLECT rubric for assessing reflective writing. Academic Medicine, 87(1), 41-50.

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Contacts: You can reach Justin Kreuter on Twitter @KreuterMD