Readings

LEC # TOPICS ACTIVITIES
1 Introduction to Reflective Practice

Richmond, Jonathan E. D., et al. "A Life of Reflection: Remarks in Memory of Donald Schön." Journal of Planning Literature 8, no. 13 (1998): 3-10.

Amazon logo Schön, Donald. "Preparing Professionals for the Demands of Practice" and "Redesigning Professional Education." In Educating the Reflective Practitioner. New York, NY: John Wiley & Sons, 1990. ISBN: 1555422209.

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Amazon logo Argyris, Chris, and Donald Schön. "Model I" and "Model II." In Theory in Practice: Increasing Professional Effectiveness. New York, NY: John Wiley & Sons, 2001. ISBN: 1555424465.

2 The Practice of Reflection

McDowell, Ceasar L., Andrea Nagel, Susana M. Williams, and Claudia Canepa. "Building Knowledge from the Practice of Local Communities." Knowledge Management for Development Journal 1, no. 3 (2005): 30-40.

Amulya, Joy. "Summary of Critical Moments Reflection." 2003.

3 Ways of Knowledge Generation

Amazon logo Schön, Donald. "From Technical Rationality to Reflection-in-Action." In The Reflective Practitioner: How Professionals Think in Action. Burlington, VT: Ashgate Publishing, 1995. ISBN: 1857423194.

Amazon logo Pink, Daniel. "Design." In A Whole New Mind: Why Right-Brainers Will Rule the Future. New York, NY: Penguin, 2006. ISBN: 1594481717.

4 Theories, Knowledge and Practice

Amazon logo Argyris, Chris, and Donald Schön. "Theories of Action." In Theory in Practice: Increasing Professional Effectiveness. New York, NY: John Wiley & Sons, 2001. ISBN: 1555424465.

Amazon logo Kuhn, Thomas. "Revolutions as Changes in the World View." In The Structure of Scientific Revolutions. Chicago, IL: University of Chicago Press, 1996. ISBN: 0226458083.

Amazon logo Schön, Donald. "Preparing Professionals for the Demands of Practice" and "Implications for Improving Professional Education." In Educating the Reflective Practitioner. New York, NY: John Wiley and Sons, 1990. ISBN: 1555422209.

5 Virtual Worlds and Their Role in Creative Work

Amazon logo Schön, Donald. "The Structure of Reflection-in-Action." In The Reflective Practitioner: How Professionals Think in Action. Burlington, VT: Ashgate Publishing, 1995. ISBN: 1857423194.

Amazon logo Klein, Gary. "The Power of Mental Simulation." In Sources of Power: How People Make Decisions. Cambridge, MA: MIT Press, 1999. ISBN: 0262611465.

6 Frames, Perceptions and Interpretations Amazon logo Schön, Donald, and Martin Rein. "Introduction" and "Rationality, Reframing, and Frame Reflection." In Frame Reflection: Toward the Resolution of Intractable Policy Controversies. New York, NY: Basic Books, 1995. ISBN: 0465025129.
7 Reframing for Resolving Intractable Controversies Amazon logo Schön, Donald, and Martin Rein. "Intractable Policy Controversies." In Frame Reflection: Toward the Resolution of Intractable Policy Controversies. New York, NY: Basic Books, 1995. ISBN: 0465025129.
8 Reframing for Strategic Creativity Amazon logo Schön, Donald, and Martin Rein. "Homelessness in Massachusetts." In Frame Reflection: Toward the Resolution of Intractable Policy Controversies. New York, NY: Basic Books, 1995. ISBN: 0465025129.
9 Conceptual Learning

Amazon logo Schön, Donald. "Asking the Question: A Review of Some Theories of the Formation of New Concepts," "Starting from Scratch: Treating the New in Terms of the Old," and "The Life of Metaphors in Theory: A Speculative Conclusion." In Displacement of Concepts. Oxford, UK: Taylor & Francis, 2003. ISBN: 0415264863.

Amazon logo Pink, Daniel. "High Concept, High Touch." In A Whole New Mind: Why Right-Brainers Will Rule the Future. New York, NY: Penguin, 2006. ISBN: 1594481717.

Amazon logo Friedman, Thomas L. "The Right Stuff." In The World Is Flat: A Brief History of the Twenty-First Century. New York, NY: Farrar, Straus & Giroux, 2006, pp. 301-315. ISBN: 0374292795.

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Amazon logo Kelley, Thomas, and Jonathan Littman. "The Anthropologist." In The Ten Faces of Innovation: IDEO's Strategies for Defeating the Devil's Advocate and Driving Creativity throughout Your Organization. New York, NY: Doubleday & Company, 2005. ISBN: 0385512074.

10 Frontiers of Schön's Approach and Its Relevance in the 21st Century Amazon logo Sunstein, Cass. "Introduction: Dreams and Nightmares" and "Many Working Minds: Wikis, Open Source Software, and Blogs." In Infotopia: How Many Minds Produce Knowledge. New York, NY: Oxford University Press, 2006. ISBN: 0195189280.