A Reflective Journal

A Reflective Journal.

A Reflective Journal The reflective journal enables you reflect on any given learning event and exercise judgement about the case presented and the process of learning. It is intended to promote ‘consciousness raising’. Identify alternate courses of action, challenge your beliefs, and avoid pitfalls when faced with similar dilemma’s. Assessment Details SUGGESTED GUIDE: 12 Guiding Questions to help you develop Critical Reflection (Burton, Kelley J. and McNamara, Judith (2009). Assessing reflection skills in law using criterion-referenced assessment. Legal Education Review, 19(1-2). pp. 171-188. – Word count: 200 words per case and total 1,200 Words (excluding references) – Harvard Referencing is to be used – SIX (6) of your reflections on the set case study (pdf. files attached) (1) How Great Companies Think Differently. (2) Yes, Sustainability Can Be a Strategy. (3) Being an Ethical Business in a Corrupt. (4) Ethical Breakdowns- Good People often Let Bad Things Happen. Why? (5) Why sustainability is now the key driver of innovation. (6) Research- actually, consumers do buy sustainable products Assessment Instructions Describe | Examine | Contemplate (Describe) The What: Creates the basis for the introduction of the reflection. 1. What happened that most surprised you? 2. What patterns can you recognise in your experience? 3. What was the most fulfilling part of it? And the least fulfilling part of it? What does that suggest to you about your values? 4. What happened that contradicted your prior beliefs? What happened that confirmed your prior beliefs? (Examine) The So What: What did I learn in the Classroom / Personally. 1. How do you feel about that experience now compared with how you felt about it at the time? 2. What does the experience suggest to you about your strengths?

3. What does the experience suggest to you about your weaknesses and opportunities for development? 4. How else could you view that experience? (Contemplate) The Now What: What impact may this have on my lifelong learning process? 1. What did you learn from that experience about how you react? 2. What other options did you have at the time? 3. Is there anything about the experience that was familiar to you? 4. What might you do differently as a result of that experience and your reflections on it? ** Note plagiarism – the use of others’ words without attribution – is considered a severe offence, and will lead to serious consequences (including subject failure). Assessment Criteria: – Describe: Purposeful Contextualisation Analysis of what is known in the light of experience and theory. – 20% – Examine: Personal development / Assessment of learning to development of existing knowledge, emotions, values, and beliefs – 20% – Contemplate: Action and Implication Synthesising future learning actions/options/ solutions/ strategies to facilitate change – 30% – Articulation, presentation, structure, expression and referencing (Harvard Style) – 30% – Overall summary of quality and depth of reflection – 100%

A Reflective Journal

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