• Țîru Carmen Maria West University of TimiÈ™oara (Romania), Teacher Training Department, Lecturer PhD
  • Țîru LaurenÈ›iu Gabriel West University of TimiÈ™oara (Romania), Sociology Department, Associate Professor PhD


reflective teaching, reflective learning, reflective practitioner,


The imperious goal of the actual educational system is to develop individuals which have the capacity to develop themselves in accordance to the specific social context and its characteristics. What are the modalities used to assure this goal in higher education? These are certainly related to the nature of teaching and to the learning process and how to dynamize, grow, optimize or change some of their particularities. In this way, this article offers some scientific approaches on reflective teaching and learning as theoretical framework. Also, we present an implemented practical model which sustains the relevance of reflective journal use in the academic teaching process for increasing students’ reflection on their learning and the optimisation of their educational results.


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