November 23, 2011

Follow–up on An introduction to skills development and the Warwick Skills Portfolio

Heres a summary of how I've been getting on with my action points

  1. I will spare 10-15 minutes everyday to reflect on my learning experiences or activities on that day.

    I find that having a reflection time regularly has made me calmer and thinker before I share or express my opinion. It has helped me out to review things within a day that work successfully of unsuccessfully. Although, it's hard to spare a short of time at the end of the day so that sometimes I am only able to do my self-reflection two or three times in a week.

  2. I am going to read and review some parts related to theorist and reflective characteristics of the the learning styles questionnaire book given from the workshop.

    I have reviewed and tried to understand more on the disadvantages of an activist & pragmatic part since I need to be more reflective in order to balance my personality. I think I will read again to monitor my own progress whether I have improved myself on my weaknesses as an activist & pragmatic.

  3. I am encouraging myself to achieve this WSPA since it will help me making a structured reflection on the blog.

    This is my first time to have a structured form of reflection by writing a blog. It's good to have the written reflection if you have joined different kinds of workshop since we tend to forget the powerful strategies or tips from the previous workshop. The blog has made me to revisit the handout and review my notes in order to check whether I have applied all the given strategies.

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  1. Han-na Cha

    Hi Maria,

    Apologies for not commenting your blog post earlier – i didn’t see it.

    I’m really pleased that reflection has proved really helpful to think and manage your calm/stress levels too, and it will hopefully help you with your second action point as well.

    What medium do you use to reflect? e.g. do you write down your reflection? tallk it through with somebody?

    will now have a look at your other blog post.

    14 Dec 2011, 14:49

  2. Hi Han-Na,

    Thanks a lot for your continuous feedback.

    I don’t get used to have a written reflection or journal but I’d prefer to spend my reflection time through a pray or meditation with instrumental music.

    14 Dec 2011, 22:43

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