Evidence of learning in reflective practice: a case study of computer-assisted analysis of students' reflective blogs
Forbes, Amy (2011) Evidence of learning in reflective practice: a case study of computer-assisted analysis of students' reflective blogs. Proceedings of the New Zealand Association for Cooperative Education Conference. NZACE 2011 New Zealand Association for Cooperative Education Conference , 18-19 April 2011, Napier,17274 New Zealand , pp. 11-14.
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Reflection, as a method of learning from experience, is considered a key skill in the workplace as "only through contemplating what one is doing and why can one demonstrate that intelligent and competent practice ensues" (Thorpe, 2004). This practice allows learners to question assumptions, critically question practices, and change future practice. Reflective writing as the expression of reflective thinking provides some form of evidence that learning has occurred. But how can such evidence be identified and assessed? How is 'knowing' shown in the reflective writing? This paper briefly outlines a methodology borrowed from linguistics that enabled the identification of key words in journalism students' blogs that may be considered as evidence of learning.
|Item Type:||Conference Item (Refereed Research Paper - E1)|
14th Annual New Zealand Association for Cooperative Education Conference
|Keywords:||journalism, blog, reflection, reflective practice, evidentiality, internship|
|FoR Codes:||19 STUDIES IN CREATIVE ARTS AND WRITING > 1903 Journalism and Professional Writing > 190301 Journalism Studies @ 50%|
13 EDUCATION > 1302 Curriculum and Pedagogy > 130201 Creative Arts, Media and Communication Curriculum and Pedagogy @ 50%
|SEO Codes:||93 EDUCATION AND TRAINING > 9302 Teaching and Instruction > 930203 Teaching and Instruction Technologies @ 100%|
|Deposited On:||23 Jun 2011 13:26|
|Last Modified:||23 Jun 2011 14:18|
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