Books

Becoming a Critically Reflective Teacher (2nd. Ed.)

Becoming a Critically Reflective Teacher is the landmark guide to critical reflection, providing expert insight and practical tools to facilitate a journey of constructive self-critique. Stephen Brookfield shows how you can uncover and assess your assumptions about practice by viewing them through the lens of your students' eyes, your colleagues' perceptions, relevant theory and research, and your own personal experience. Practicing critical reflection will help you…

  • Align your teaching with student outcomes
  • Understand and manage classroom power dynamics
  • See your practice from new perspectives
  • Engage learners via multiple teaching formats
  • Uncover hegemonic assumptions & practices
  • Model critical thinking for your students
  • Negotiate complex rhythms of diverse classrooms

This fully revised second edition features a wealth of new material, including new chapters on critical reflection in the context of social media, teaching race and racism, leadership in a critically reflective key, and team teaching as critical reflection. In addition, all chapters have been thoroughly updated and expanded to align with today's classrooms, whether online or face-to-face, in large lecture formats or small groups.

The Discussion Book: 50 Great Ways to Get People Talking
by Stephen D. Brookfield and Stephen Preskill

Do you need a resource that you can pull out of your pocket to liven up meetings, trainings, professional development, and teaching? The fifty easily applied techniques in this timely manual spur creativity, stimulate energy, keep groups focused, and increase participation. Whether you're teaching classes, facilitating employee training, leading organizational or community meetings, furthering staff and professional development, guiding town halls, or working with congregations, The Discussion Book is your go-to guide for improving any group process.

Previous Publications

* Winner of the Philip E. Frandson Award for Literature in Continuing Higher Education
# Winner of the Cyril O. Houle World Award for Literature in Adult Education
+ Winner of the Imogene Okes Award for Outstanding Research in Adult Education
= Educational Studies Association Critics' Choice