Cilt 15, Sayı 4, Sayfalar 189 - 204 2015-02-27

Reflective Practice Through Journal Writing 
And Peer Observation: A Case Study

B. Samrajya LAKSHMI [1]

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Journal writing and Peer Observation in an educational context have become popular techniques, with several different types of applications. They have now been used quite widely in both language teaching and in teacher training. However, despite its reported advantages in both teaching and research, there are not many Peer Observation and Diary studies available based on the writing of experienced language teachers. The Teacher participants maintain Journal writing and Peer Observation as a means of reflective practice. They consider these practices as a mirror, which reflects the teacher’s own image as a practioner. The post-reflection discussion reveals that the teacher participants believe in reflective practice as an effective means of self-evaluation and of developing sensitivity to students’ learning. This paper examines Peer Observation and journal writing of two teachers working on the same language programme in terms of a variety of topic headings, and suggests that reflective practice can be a useful tool for both classroom research and teachers’ professional development.
Journal Writing; Peer Observation; Post Reflection; Professional Development.
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Bibtex @ { tojde175995, journal = {Turkish Online Journal of Distance Education}, issn = {1302-6488}, address = {Anadolu Üniversitesi}, year = {2015}, volume = {15}, pages = {189 - 204}, doi = {10.17718/tojde.21757}, title = {Reflective Practice Through Journal Writing 
And Peer Observation: A Case Study}, language = {en}, key = {cite}, author = {LAKSHMI, B. Samrajya} }
APA LAKSHMI, B . (2015). Reflective Practice Through Journal Writing 
And Peer Observation: A Case Study. Turkish Online Journal of Distance Education, 15 (4), 189-204. DOI: 10.17718/tojde.21757
MLA LAKSHMI, B . "Reflective Practice Through Journal Writing 
And Peer Observation: A Case Study". Turkish Online Journal of Distance Education 15 (2015): 189-204 <http://dergipark.gov.tr/tojde/issue/16894/175995>
Chicago LAKSHMI, B . "Reflective Practice Through Journal Writing 
And Peer Observation: A Case Study". Turkish Online Journal of Distance Education 15 (2015): 189-204
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