Reflective Practitioner

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Kementerian Pelajaran Malaysia KAMPUS IPOH, 31150 HULU KINTA PERAK DARUL RIDZUAN TUGASAN PROJEK Professional Development (PD 3101) Nama : Siti Nabila Yusof Program : B. Ed TESL Unit : Tesl A Nama Pensyarah : Mr. Ruban Paul Durai A ‘reflective practitioner’ is a person who applies a ‘reflective practice’ into his her professional field for the sake of the professional development although we cannot deny that the purposes can also be for the sake of getting higher income and obtaining fame. The literature of reflective practice is widely discussed regardless of different professional fields especially in the aspects of the definition of the term ‘reflective practice’ itself, the methods or means to achieve a stage of becoming…show more content…
The inputs might be the students’ views about certain approaches that teacher uses in classroom or the problems that might arise in the future students context. Consequently, these kinds of input will then be integrated with the teachers’ own views and be interpreted according to their own understanding before being applied into their students’ context (Wallace,1991:50). From the discussion, we know that reflective practice model is an important element or methods that should be applied by people who want to be professionally developed. However, one has to know that reflective model is not the only way to achieve the aim of professional development, instead there are other models of professional development that can be applied by people regardless of their profession fields. One of the models is the Craft model. This model is contrasted with the reflective model in terms of the core belief of the model which can also explain the theories related to it, activities associated in order to achieve the stage of a professional competence and drawbacks of the models. The Craft model holds the belief that knowledge is transferred like a jug and mug theory (Malone,2003). From its perspective, professional competence can be achieved when a trainee has successfully copied or followed the experts of their professional fields through
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