Identify and reflect on your experiential education or on-campus experiences
Benefits of identifying and reflecting on your experiences
- It allows you to assess what you have learned and gained through your experience
- It can help you to realize the connection between theory and practical experience
- It helps you to identify areas for further advancement
- It helps you to develop the reflective practice habits for future experience
Some reflection questions to consider:
- Were you able to achieve the goals and objectives determined for your experiential experience?
- How did you apply the knowledge you gained in class?
- What new skills did you gain through this experience?
- What was your greatest accomplishment?
- What skills or areas you would like to further develop?
York University Online Resources:
- Becoming YU
- Student Guide to Experiential Education
- Structured Reflection
- Post EE Activities
- Core Competencies
Some Suggested Readings: (These books are available at the YorkU Library)
eBook- A Handbook of Reflective and Experiential Learning: Theory and Practice By: Jennifer A. Moon (Routledge Falmer, 2004)
Reflective practice: transforming education and improving outcomes By: Sara Horton-Deutsch, Gwen D. Sherwood (Indianapolis, IN : Sigma Theta Tau International, c2012)
Experiential learning : experience as the source of learning and development By: David A. Kolb (Pearson Education, Inc., 2015)
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