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Reflective thinking and writing

Reflective thinking and writing

Reflective thinkingReflective thinking and writing is an important part of university life and work.

The ability to reflect on your experience and knowledge, and use that to make improvements, is a key part of university-level thinking and work.

To reflect, and write reflectively, you need to know:

  • how to think reflectively
  • how to write reflectively, including the difference between reflective and academic writing; how to structure your writing; what to include and how to identify good reflective writing
  • what reflective writing tools are available