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6 Summary and reflection

Reflect on your learning for this session and evaluate your skills development by completing the following activity.

Activity 2 Reflecting on Session 4

Timing: Allow approximately 30 minutes
  • Create a mind map on ONE of the following topics, based on what you have learned in Session 4: ‘How to write a critical essay’ OR ‘Differences between descriptive and critical writing’.
  • Use your mind map to reflect on the topic and identify any areas that you are unsure of, or think you should develop further.
  • Use the academic and professional skills checklist from Session 1 to monitor and review your progress in the following areas: (1) comparing and evaluating arguments and perspectives, (2) evaluating information to support a particular view.

Remember to review your progress at the end of each session, as you work through the course.