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The reflective practitioner : how professionals think in action

Author: Donald A Schön
Publisher: New York : Basic Books, ©1983.
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A leading M.I.T. social scientist and consultant examines five professions, engineering, architecture, management, psychotherapy, and town planning to show how professionals really go about solving problems. The best professionals, Donald Schön maintains, know more than they can put into words. To meet the challenges of their work, they rely less on formulas learned in graduate school than on the kind of  Read more...
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Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Schön, Donald A.
Reflective practitioner.
New York : Basic Books, ©1983
(OCoLC)644145086
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Donald A Schön
ISBN: 046506874X 9780465068746 9780465068784 0465068782 0851172318 9780851172316 1856282627 9781856282628 1857423194 9781857423198
OCLC Number: 8709452
Description: x, 374 pages : illustrations ; 22 cm
Contents: Part 1. 1. The crisis of confidence in professional knowledge --
2. From technical rationality to reflection-in-action --
Part 2. 3. Design as a reflective conversation with the situation --
4. Psychotherapy : the patient as a universe of one --
5. The structure of reflection-in-action --
6. Reflective practice in the science-based professions --
7. Town planning : limits to reflection-in-action --
8. The art of managing : reflection-in-action within an organizational learning system --
9. Patterns and limits of reflection-in-action across the professions --
Part 3. Conclusion. 10. Implications for the professions and their place in society.
Responsibility: Donald A. Schön.

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'An important contribution to the literature of planning theory and practice. The Reflective Practitioner offers much food for thought about how planning should be taught and practiced.' Judith I Read more...

 
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