Presentation by John Zubizarreta at the 2008 Lilly Conference on College and University Teaching at Greensboro, NC, February 9, 2008.
Students do not automatically know how to reflect; they may lack the skills of reflection or they may confuse reflective inquiry with untempered emotional unloading. What are some methods that promote authentic reflection to improve learning? How do we teach reflective learning while tending to content, while keeping expectations high and while employing other familiar pedagogies? This sessions offers suggestions for how to embrace reflection to improve learning through practical strategies in the classroom.