what is reflection?the image of looking at oneself in a mirror,suggested by the word, means that it hasimplications of being conscious of what oneis doing.
what is reflection?reflection is studying ones own study methodsas seriously as one studies the subjectandthinking about a learning task after you havedone it.unless you do this, the task will almostcertainly be wasted.
what is reflection?so know yourself – how do you work? why are you doing what you are doing?
what is reflection?sowhen do you work?where do you work? time scale time locationhow 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 situationyou should - prepare for it beforehand - participate actively during it - reflect on it afterwards
what is reflection?there are two types of reflection - reflection-in-action (thinking on your feet) - reflection-on-action (retrospective thinking).
what is reflection? what is reflection?reflection is a process of reviewing anexperience of practice in order to describe,analyse, evaluate and so inform learningabout practice
what is reflection?the reflective student thinks about their ownexperience of studyingand then decides what changes of approachmight be most suitable.
Form - describe what you seeColour schemeOne colour or dominantPrinciple shapesTexturesVariety or unity of TexturesArrangement of the elements in the workRelationship to Content
Process - how it becameWhat materialsProcesses and techniquesHow was the work madeWith whatWhat toolsHow and where was the work begunWhat skills were used
Context - extending beyond the physicalWhat is the work aboutWhat is its subject matterOvert Vehicle for social religious moralpolitical concernsObserved directly remembered imaginedRepresentational or distortedWhySuperficial or hidden meanings
Mood - bringing yourself into the picture - empathyHow does the work affect youDoes it relate to a mood feeling or emotionyou have experiencedArtists/designers feeling during the making ofthe workQuiet/noisy happy/sad
what is your connection to these images?• Describe what you see• Consider what you think about it• How could this inform your work?• What is the next thing to do?