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Succeeding in postgraduate study
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10 Summary and reflection

The activity below encourages you to reflect further on the session.

Activity 12 Reflecting on Session 5

Timing: Allow approximately 20 minutes
  • Based on what you have learned in Session 5, either create a mind map or write a reflective journal entry on ONE of the following topics: ‘Types and sources of information’ or ‘Evaluating information’.
  • Use your mind map to reflect on the topic and identify any areas that you are unsure of, or think you should develop further.

Take a look at the digital and information literacy skills checklist that you completed in Activity 4 and assess your level of confidence in the following areas: (1) understanding and engaging in digital practice, (2) finding information, (3) using information.

Now go back to your academic and professional skills checklist from Session 1 and look at how you assessed your ability in the ‘academic and information literacy’ domains. If you think that you are now at a higher level of understanding than your initial estimate, then mark this down on the form.

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