Learning Coach Section Five

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August 14, 2012

Learning Coach Section Five



August 14, 2012


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    Reflection ‘Reflection is a process in which individuals explore experiences

    in order to lead to new understanding and appreciation’ (Boud, Keogh and Walker, 1985) 2
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    3 Learning for real comprehension comes from a sequence of

    experience, reflection, abstraction, and active testing DESCRIPTION What happened? FEELINGS What were you thinking and feeling? EVALUATION What was good and bad about the experience? ANALYSIS What sense can you make of the Situation? CONCLUSION What else could you have done? ACTION PLAN If it arose again what would you do? Reflection – the Learning Cycle Developed by Kolb, Dewey, Piaget & Lewin
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     It will always be available to you for study

    and revisiting  It can be private to you and of a style personal to you  It can allow you to challenge yourself  It can provide you with evidence of your development over time  It can provide you with clarity through the act of writing 4 Keeping a reflective journals - benefits
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    Action Plan  An action plan is an integral part

    of the reflective journal  Look at the areas that have been identified for improvement  What is needed to improve?  How will this happen?  What times scales are involved?  How will you assess if the improvement has been made? 5