Reflective thinking and writing
How to write reflectively
Creating a piece of reflective writing is different from other academic writing as it is more personal and you are writing about your experiences.
The table below lists the differences between reflective and academic writing.
|Reflective writing||Academic 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: