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005 thinking about thinking



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005 thinking about thinking 005 thinking about thinking Presentation Transcript

  • reflection
  • 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
    • Think of an interaction, event or episode you experienced that can be connected to the topic
  • reflective writing process
    • Describe what happened
    • What was your role?
  • reflective writing process
    • What feelings and perceptions surrounded the experience?
    • How would you explain the situation to someone else?
  • reflective writing process
    • What might this experience mean in the context of your course?
    • What other perspectives, theories or concepts could be applied to the situation?
  • what is your connection to these images?
    • Describe what you see
    • Consider what you think about it
    • How could this inform your work?
    • What will you do about this?