The Role of Collaborative Reflection in the Career Development of Adult Literacy and Basic Education Program Directors


  • Karen L Milheim Penn State University


career development, reflection, reflective practice, professional development, adult literacy


Management development literature from a variety of fields shows reflection as effective means of career development (Ayas & Zeniuk, 2001; Condermin & Morrin, 2004; Harada, 2001; Jacobs & Heracleous, 2005). This qualitative, phenomenological study explored collaborative forms of reflection and their influence on the career development of adult literacy and basic education program directors. Findings show that participants engaged in several forms of collaborative reflection that contributed to their career development in various ways.


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Milheim, K. L. (2010). The Role of Collaborative Reflection in the Career Development of Adult Literacy and Basic Education Program Directors. Canadian Journal of Career Development, 9(2), 13–21. Retrieved from