This section will show you how to:
- use reflection as a self-development tool
- use reflection as part of a cycle of learning
- learn effectively.
You will have already noticed that learning at university is very different from studying at school; the emphasis is much more on the individual student's own motivation to study. The tutors act predominantly as signposts, showing you what you need to learn by teaching the core themes of the subject, but the background reading and gaining a deeper understanding of the subject area is your responsibility. The emphasis should not be on how you are taught; it is the focused effort that you put into understanding and remembering. This is not easy but it does become second nature and, with practice, it ...