Reflective Writing

Notes from: Reflective `Writing from: Kate Williams, Mary Woolliams and Jane Spiro

Longer critical review

THE FULL REFERENCE

 

Summarise                          

What it is about?

25% length

  •   The author’s purpose, aim or question
  •   Main argument, central idea, findings conclusions
  •   What sort of text is it? General, specific

Evaluate

What do I think about it?

50%

  • Who is it written for?
  • Points of interest
  • Simmilarities or differences with other texts I have read
  • Weaknesses or limitations

Reflect

How might I use it?

25%

  • Has the text helped you understand something better? Or see/do something differently? What? How was it useful?

What?

Keep this short. Give enough context so the reader knows what comes next

Outline the situation

Consider you include: actions, consequences, responses, feelings and problems

What?

Keep this short. Give enough context so the reader knows what comes next.

Outline the situation

Consider you include: actions, consequences, responses, feelings and problems

So What?

Tho most substantial part

Make the link between your personal experience and the knowledge + experience of others

 

 

 

Discuss what you have learnt

Examine about: yourself, relatinss, others, attitudes, practice, understanding. Show what is important

Now What?

Short section- next steps

Identify the implications

What impact could have these ideas in your work, practice? Or thinking? What do you need to improve future outcomes?

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