A freezing reflection


Author: Brita Geißendörfer
Publisher: BoD – Books on Demand
ISBN: 3844880224
Category: Fiction
Page: 424
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Tamara, 27, wirft kurz vor dem Jahrtausendwechsel ihren Job hin und verbringt ihre Tage ziellos und eingehüllt in meditativen Zigarettenrauch, bis sie eines Tages ihren Freund auf eine Geschäftsreise nach Wien begleitet und dort unverhofft in ein prickelndes Liebesabenteuer stolpert. Doch sie ist dem charismatischen Kosmopolit Johannes Steiner emotional nicht gewachsen und so führt sie die Liebe und weitere Schicksalsschläge auf direktem Weg in die Kurklinik von Professor Alexander Maywald. Aus der anfänglichen Abneigung gegen den Chef, seine Klinik und die Mitpatienten, entwickeln sich in einem amüsanten Plot, Verständnis und Zuneigung, bis eine rundum erneuerte Tamara vor der Entscheidung ihres Lebens steht.

My Reflection


Author: Luca Bacilieri
Publisher: epubli
ISBN: 3844299750
Category: Photography
Page: 36
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Wir leben in einer Zeit der Selbstportraits. Dieses Buch entstand als Selbstversuch.

Reflection in Action

Developing Reflective Practice in Health and Social Services
Author: Bairbre Redmond
Publisher: Ashgate Publishing, Ltd.
ISBN: 9780754633563
Category: Medical
Page: 163
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Focusing on the areas of health, social care and education, this original and informative volume outlines a reflective teaching and learning model that can be used with single- or multi-disciplinary groups of students and professionals. It offers an overview of the origins of the different theories of reflection and explains how different levels of reflection can be understood and incorporated into everyday teaching and training. situations, it also includes examples of how these techniques have been successfully used with groups of professionals from health and social care areas. This is a well-researched guide to both the theory and the practice of reflection, and it also offers those who teach and train professionals a clearly delineated reflective model for use in the classroom or professional training environment.

Christo Big Air Package - A Reflection


Author: N.A
Publisher: epubli GmbH
ISBN: 9783844257113
Category: Architecture
Page: 40
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Alva Kraffts künstlerische Reflexionen zu Big Air Package von Christo in Oberhausen

Theological Reflection and Education for Ministry

The Search for Integration in Theology
Author: Professor John E Paver
Publisher: Ashgate Publishing, Ltd.
ISBN: 140947741X
Category: Philosophy
Page: 198
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A major and continuing problem for theological education and the practice of Christian ministry is how to best achieve a genuine integration between theory and practice, theology and experience. The key claim of this book is that theological reflection, beginning with experience, is a method of integration and that pastoral supervision is a vehicle for theological reflection. In establishing this claim, John Paver demonstrates that the model and method have potential to be a catalyst for reform within theological colleges and seminaries. Three different theological reflection models are developed and critiqued in this book, and their capacity to be developed in particular contexts is explored. This book does not stop at ministry, cultural and personal integration, but is bold enough to make recommendations for structural integration within the theological institution.

On Reflection

An Essay on Technology, Education, and the Status of Thought in the 21st Century
Author: Ellen Rose
Publisher: Canadian Scholars’ Press
ISBN: 1551305186
Category: Critical thinking
Page: 170
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In On Reflection, Ellen Rose seeks to initiate a much-needed discussion about what reflection is and should be. The word crops up repeatedly in the discourse of teaching and learning, but its meaning is often vague. True reflection--deep, sustained thought that takes place in conditions of solitude and silence--has been undermined by new technologies that speed up the flow of information and the pace of life, as well as by contemporary schooling that unreflectively embraces technological and market imperatives in the name of outcomes, efficiencies, and the preparation of a global workforce. Drawing on a wide range of thinkers, past and present, Rose outlines the important role reflective thought can play in the classroom and in the world at large, and makes a powerful case for slowing down and returning to our thoughts.

Internal Reflection Spectroscopy

Theory and Applications
Author: Francis M. Mirabella
Publisher: CRC Press
ISBN: 9780824787301
Category: Science
Page: 384
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Presents coverage of internal reflection spectroscopy (IRS) and its applications to polymer, semiconductor, biological, electrochemical and membrane research. It describes the theory and procedures and identifies the spectral regions, from materials characterization to process monitoring.

Handbook of Reflection and Reflective Inquiry

Mapping a Way of Knowing for Professional Reflective Inquiry
Author: Nona Lyons
Publisher: Springer Science & Business Media
ISBN: 9780387857442
Category: Philosophy
Page: 606
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Philosophers have warned of the perils of a life spent without reflection, but what constitutes reflective inquiry - and why it’s necessary in our lives - can be an elusive concept. Synthesizing ideas from minds as diverse as John Dewey and Paulo Freire, theHandbook of Reflection and Reflective Inquiry presents reflective thought in its most vital aspects, not as a fanciful or nostalgic exercise, but as a powerful means of seeing familiar events anew, encouraging critical thinking and crucial insight, teaching and learning. In its opening pages, two seasoned educators, Maxine Greene and Lee Shulman, discuss reflective inquiry as a form of active attention (Thoreau’s "wide-awakeness"), an act of consciousness, and a process by which people can understand themselves, their work (particularly in the form of life projects), and others. Building on this foundation, the Handbook analyzes through the work of 40 internationally oriented authors: - Definitional issues concerning reflection, what it is and is not; - Worldwide social and moral conditions contributing to the growing interest in reflective inquiry in professional education; - Reflection as promoted across professional educational domains, including K-12 education, teacher education, occupational therapy, and the law; - Methods of facilitating and scaffolding reflective engagement; - Current pedagogical and research practices in reflection; - Approaches to assessing reflective inquiry. Educators across the professions as well as adult educators, counselors and psychologists, and curriculum developers concerned with adult learning will find the Handbook of Reflection and Reflective Inquiry an invaluable teaching tool for challenging times.

On Reflection


Author: Hilary Kornblith
Publisher: Oxford University Press
ISBN: 0199563004
Category: Philosophy
Page: 177
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Hilary Kornblith presents a new account of the role of reflection in establishing knowledge, in reasoning, in freedom, and in normativity. Philosophers have frequently extolled the value of reflective self-examination, and a wide range of philosophers have argued that reflection can help to solve a number of significant philosophical problems. Kornblith argues, to the contrary, that reflection cannot solve any of them. More than this, he suggests that the attemptto solve these problems by appealing to reflection saddles us with a mystical view of the powers of reflective self-examination. Recognition of this fact motivates a search for a demystified view ofthe nature of reflection, which he offers in the final chapter.

What are They Saying about Theological Reflection?


Author: Robert L. Kinast
Publisher: Paulist Press
ISBN: 9780809139682
Category: Religion
Page: 94
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"Theological reflection is a form of theologizing that begins with lived experience, correlates this with the sources of Christian faith and draws out concrete implications for praxis. Robert Kinast finds five distinct types of theological reflection from within this common form: ministerial, spiritual wisdom, feminist, inculturation, and practical theology" "Each of these styles is analyzed in terms of the type of experience it favors, the way it connects this experience to theology and what sort of praxis it envisions. The end result is a succinct overview of this wide-ranging and diverse approach to theology."--BOOK JACKET.Title Summary field provided by Blackwell North America, Inc. All Rights Reserved

Theological Reflection

The Creation of Spiritual Power in the Information Age
Author: Edward O. De Bary
Publisher: Liturgical Press
ISBN: 9780814651599
Category: Religion
Page: 220
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Theological Reflection demonstrates the process of discovery that is at the heart of theological education 'learning by reflecting on experience. Theological reflection as presented in this book was developed to support a program of theological education called Education for Ministry (EFM). Its roots are both biblical and traditional, presenting those engaged in theology with the educational context for theological reflection as it has been developed by EFM over more than twenty-five years. It provides a way of learning theology so that participants can develop harmony between life's experience, the world, and the Christian faith. Chapters under Part I: Theological Reflection: Historical, Philosophical, and Theological Context are Theological Reflection: What It Is and Why," *The Work of Theological Reflection - Background, - *Theological Reflection - Whose Domain? - *Theological Reflection and the People of God, - *The Rose of Theological Reflection, - and *Theological Reflection: Rationalize or Relational? - Chapters under Part II: Theological Reflection - The Educational Context are *Theological Reflection: Education in Depth, - *Theological Reflection and Educational Methods, - *Theological Reflection: An Educational Adventure, - and *Theological Reflection and the Seminar. - Chapters under Part III: Theological Reflection: Methodology, Leadership, and Consequences are *Sources for Theological Reflection, - *Methods and Techniques, - *Asking Theological Questions, - *Guiding Theological Reflections, - *The Ethics of Theological Reflection, - and *Reflection: The Creation of Power in the Information Age. - Edward O. de Barry, StD, is director of the Education for Ministry Program of the School of Theology at The University of the South, Sewanee, Tennessee. "

Reflection Through Interaction

The Classroom Experience of Pupils with Learning Difficulties
Author: Judith Watson
Publisher: Psychology Press
ISBN: 9780750705622
Category: Education
Page: 187
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Growing evidence suggests that pupils with learning difficulties can be helped to learn more effectively by developing reflective activity. This text proposes ways in which teachers can develop reflection in pupils with learning difficulties, including classroom talk and challenging activities.

Shock Wave Reflection Phenomena


Author: Gabi Ben-Dor
Publisher: Springer Science & Business Media
ISBN: 3540713824
Category: Science
Page: 342
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This book is a comprehensive state-of-the-knowledge summation of shock wave reflection phenomena from a phenomenological point of view. It includes a thorough introduction to oblique shock wave reflections, dealing with both regular and Mach types. It also covers in detail the corresponding two- and three-shock theories. The book moves on to describe reflection phenomena in a variety of flow types, as well as providing the resolution of the Neumann paradox.

Critical Reflection

Generating Theory from Practice : the Graduating Social Work Student Experience
Author: Rosalie Pockett,Ros Giles
Publisher: DARLINGTON PRESS
ISBN: 1921364041
Category: Australia
Page: 92
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Educating students for professional practice is both complex and challenging. Striking the right balance between 'theory and practice' and 'thinking and doing' remains a cornerstone of effective teaching and learning. In the last two decades, social work education has drawn from critical perspectives based on understandings of power imbalances that perpetuate inequalities in social structures and relationships. These perspectives go to the heart of social work practice in the contemporary context where critical reflection is recognized as a useful, meaningful approach used by practitioners to examine aspects of their practice and redevelop practice theory.Giving a voice to the student experience, this edited collection fills a gap in the literature about the student experience of critical reflection as a tool for learning and practice. The papers have been written by final year social work students and demonstrate the application of a critical framework to incidents selected from their field education placements. This has resulted in knowledge building and personalized meaning for students in transition to becoming new graduate social workers.The collection has relevance to social work students, educators and other human service professions where critical thinking is a fundamental part of education for practice.

Orientation of Single Crystals by Back-reflection Laue Pattern Simulation


Author: Carlos Mar¡n,Ernesto Di‚guez
Publisher: World Scientific
ISBN: 9789810228712
Category: Science
Page: 164
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Laue-grams are the easiest X-ray diffraction patterns that can be obtained and are very useful for orienting single crystals and finding out the symmetry of a projection. Despite the simplicity of the experimental equipment, the orientation work is a costly and time consuming process. It would be a great advantage to be able to simulate any kind of Laue-gram and to identify an unknown crystal orientation, including anisotropic ones.This book presents the complete numerical algorithms for simulation of X-ray back-reflection Laue-grams by evaluating the main factors that affect the intensities of the Laue-gram spots. To demonstrate the potential of the computational procedures developed, an example of every crystal system is shown. A PC diskette is included with this book, to be used for simulation and indexing of any back-reflection Laue pattern.

Critical Reflection

A Textbook for Critical Thinking
Author: Robert Malcolm Murray,Nebojsa Kujundzic
Publisher: McGill-Queen's Press - MQUP
ISBN: 9780773528802
Category: Business & Economics
Page: 516
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An introductory textbook on critical thinking full of real-life examples and exercises from contemporary sources.

Reflection Groups and Invariant Theory


Author: Richard Kane
Publisher: Springer Science & Business Media
ISBN: 9780387989792
Category: Mathematics
Page: 379
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Reflection groups and invariant theory is a branch of the intersection between geometry and algebra. It has deep and elegant theory which is both of great interest in its own right and also related to other significant areas of mathematics. This book is an accessible introduction to the material, and requires only a basic background in algebra.

The Courage to Teach Guide for Reflection and Renewal


Author: Parker J. Palmer,Megan Scribner
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
ISBN: 0787996874
Category: Education
Page: 176
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This guide is a welcome resource for those who wish to extend their exploration beyond just reading "The Courage to Teach," individually or within a study group. Includes a DVD featuring an interview with Parker Palmer discussing the crisis in education, the heart of a teacher, ways of knowing, and more.

Seismic Reflection Processing

With Special Reference to Anisotropy
Author: S.K. Upadhyay,Shri Kant Upadhyay
Publisher: Springer Science & Business Media
ISBN: 9783540408758
Category: Science
Page: 636
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The author coherently presents the physical concepts, mathematical details and methodology for optimizing results of reservoir modeling, under conditions of isotropy and anisotropy. The most common form of anisotropy – the transverse isotropy, is dealt with in detail. Besides, practical aspects in reservoir engineering – such as interval isotropic or anisotropic properties of layered media; identifying lithology, pore-fluid types and saturation; and determining crack/fracture-orientations and density - form the core of discussions. This book incorporates significant new developments in isotropic and anisotropic reflection processing, while organizing them to improve the interpretation of seismic reflection data and optimizing the modeling of hydrocarbon reservoirs. The text contains exercises and problems, and solutions are provided for the exercises. This book is written primarily for graduate/postgraduate students and research workers in geophysics.