Ecology, critical reflection and the praxis of change

Pooley, Alison, Jones, Peter, and Tinning, Beth (2012) Ecology, critical reflection and the praxis of change. In: Proceedings of the 10th International Conference on Transformative Learning, pp. 391-395. From: 10th International Conference on Transformative Learning, 1-4 November 2012, San Francisco, CA, USA.

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Abstract

The scope of the environmental crisis currently facing the planet presents humanity with enormous challenges, not least of which is challenging long-held assumptions about our relationship with the non-human world. Transformative approaches to professional education, with a focus on critical reflection, provide examples of ways in which an ecological consciousness can be facilitated. Drawing on examples from educational practice in Architecture and Social Work, the potential for critical reflection to bring about attitudinal change is explored through engagement with a number of specific reflective tools which can be employed in teaching practice and which are transferable into many other disciplines.

Item ID: 23629
Item Type: Conference Item (Refereed Research Paper - E1)
Date Deposited: 22 Nov 2012 03:22
FoR Codes: 16 STUDIES IN HUMAN SOCIETY > 1607 Social Work > 160799 Social Work not elsewhere classified @ 100%
SEO Codes: 93 EDUCATION AND TRAINING > 9302 Teaching and Instruction > 930299 Teaching and Instruction not elsewhere classified @ 100%
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