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Educating the Deliberate Professional : Preparing for Future Practices (Hardcover)

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This book takes a fresh look at professional practice andprofessional education. In times of increased managerialism of academicteaching and a focus on graduate learning outcomes, it discusses possibilitiesto teach and learn otherwise. A deliberate professional is someone whoconsciously, thoughtfully and courageously makes choices about how to act andbe in the practice world. A pedagogy of deliberateness is introduced thatfocuses on developing the following four characteristics of professionals: (1)deliberating on the complexity of practice and workplace cultures andenvironments; (2) understanding what is probable, possible and impossible inrelation to existing and changing practices; (3) taking a deliberate stance inpositioning oneself in practice as well as in making technical decisions; and(4) being aware of and responsible for the consequences of actions taken oractions not taken in relation to the ‘doing’, ‘saying’, ‘knowing’ and‘relating’ in practice.Educating the deliberate professional is a comprehensivevolume that carves out and explores a framework for a pedagogy ofdeliberateness that goes beyond educating reflective and deliberativepractitioners. As a whole, this book argues for the importance of educatingdeliberate professionals, because, in the current higher education climate,there is a need to reconcile critique (thinking), participation (doing) andmoral responsibility (relating to others) in professional practice andprofessional education.

Genre: Education, Social Science
Sub-Genre: Counseling / Vocational Guidance, Higher, Sociology / General
Series Title: Professional and Practice-based Learning
Format: Hardcover
Publisher: Springer Verlag
Language: English
Street Date: June 29, 2016
TCIN: 51450974
UPC: 9783319329567
Item Number (DPCI): 248-21-2963
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