Succeeding in postgraduate study
Succeeding in postgraduate study

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Succeeding in postgraduate study

4 Summary and reflection

The activity below encourages you to reflect further on this session. Take some time to go through this, before moving on.

Activity 3 Reflecting on Session 8

Allow approximately 20 minutes
  • Based on what you have learned in this session, either create a mind map or write a reflective journal entry on ONE of the following: ‘Barriers to critical thinking’ or ‘How to demonstrate critical thinking in written assignments’.

Now go back to your academic and professional skills checklist (from Session 1) and assess your ability in all the domains. If you think that you are now at a higher level of understanding than your initial estimate, mark this down on the form. You can use this as a reference (for your further skills development) when you start your postgraduate studies.


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