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Description - Professional Practice in Health, Education and the Creative Arts by Joy Higgs

Society is rapidly changing its expectations of professionals in
all arenas. In this book we focus on changing patterns of
professional practice in health, education and the creative arts.
In each of these areas professional practice care is undergoing
major reform in a complex and rapidly changing environment.
This multi-authored text explores professional practice in four
key dimensions: doing, knowing, being and becoming. These concepts
have been chosen to represent professional practice as much more
than applying learned knowledge in practice situations. The authors
present professional practice as a lived and dynamic experience as
well as a process, a service for (and with) others, and a way of
being and behaving. The text explores the essential unity of
knowledge and practice, through discourse, narrative, imagery and
critical debate.
This is a book for all those seeking to learn and to improve
practice.

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Book Details

ISBN: 9780632059331
ISBN-10: 0632059338
Format: Paperback / softback
(251mm x 183mm x 17mm)
Pages: 312
Imprint: Blackwell Science Ltd
Publisher: John Wiley and Sons Ltd
Publish Date: 17-Jul-2001
Country of Publication: United Kingdom

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