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Session 7: Reflective writing, reflective practice and discipline perspectives

Introduction

Welcome to Session 7. In this session we look at some examples where reflective practice is applied in academic and professional settings. We discuss how models and frameworks (for example, Gibbs’ model which was introduced in Session 2) can be applied to facilitate reflective practice, provide some tips that should help with your reflective writing, and consider some discipline-specific perspectives, with examples of how reflective and critical thinking skills can be applied within different academic and professional contexts.

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By the end of this session you should be able to:

  • use reflective writing and apply reflective practice within professional contexts
  • understand how critical and reflective thinking may be applied in different academic and professional contexts.