Reflective thinking and writing

How to write reflectively

Creating a piece of reflective writing is different from other bookacademic writing as it is more personal and you are writing about your experiences.

The table below lists the differences between reflective and bookacademic writing.

Reflective writing bookAcademic writing
Personal account Impersonal account
Consider your personal views Consider the views of others
First person Third person
Contemplates Argues and justifies
Finds solutions to problems Compares and contrasts

Watch this video for a student's perspective: