what is reflection? the image of looking at oneself in a mirror, suggested by the word, means that it has implications of being conscious of what one is doing.
what is reflection? the reflective student thinks about their own experience of studying and then decides what changes of approach might be most suitable.
what is reflection? reflection is studying one's own study methods as seriously as one studies the subject and thinking about a learning task after you have done it. unless you do this, the task will almost certainly be wasted.
what is reflection? so how do you work? time – scale and time location
what is reflection? so when do you work? how does this inform your working pattern / approach to work?
what is reflection? so how do you think you work? how do you actually work?
what is reflection? in any learning situation you should - participate actively during it - reflect on it afterwards - prepare for it beforehand
what is reflection? there are two types of reflection - reflection-in-action (thinking on your feet) - reflection-on-action (retrospective thinking).
what is reflection? reflection is a process of reviewing an experience of practice in order to describe, analyse, evaluate and so inform learning about practice
reflective writing process <ul><li>Think of an interaction, event or episode you experienced that can be connected to the topic </li></ul>
reflective writing process <ul><li>Describe what happened </li></ul><ul><li>What was your role? </li></ul>
reflective writing process <ul><li>What feelings and perceptions surrounded the experience? </li></ul><ul><li>How would you explain the situation to someone else? </li></ul>
reflective writing process <ul><li>What might this experience mean in the context of your course? </li></ul><ul><li>What other perspectives, theories or concepts could be applied to the situation? </li></ul>
what is your connection to these images? <ul><li>Describe what you see </li></ul><ul><li>Consider what you think about it </li></ul><ul><li>How could this inform your work? </li></ul><ul><li>What will you do about this? </li></ul>
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