A Case for Reflection: Giving Voice to Values and Experience in the Midst of Action

Author(s)

Kelli Covey, Elizabeth Lynn

Source

PCR

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Taking time to slow down and reflect is as important as spending time and energy in action to transform the institution. The work of transformation is not only “out there”; it is about transforming what is “in here,” our own internal views and assumptions.

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--Laura I. Rendon

Department of Educational Leadership and Policy Studies, Iowa State University

Outcome

Civic EngagementCommunity DevelopmentDialogue Across DifferencesRetention and Sustainability

Description

​CCR Associate Director, Kelli Covey, and founder of the Project on Civic Reflection, Elizabeth Lynn's, presentation, "A Case for Reflection: Giving Voice to Values and Experience in the Midst of Action" was given to the Illinois Council of Community College Administrators at a 2011 conference. The presentation reviews the mission and reach of the Project on Civic Reflection (which later became the Center for Civic Reflection), benefits of reflective discussion, and statistical findings from CCR's work with Highland Community College and Illinois Campus Compact.