Document Type

Presentation

Session Description

Reflection is a valuable lifelong skill for everyone. From one’s personal life to professional life, education, and beyond, reflection helps in the learning process and assists people to improve upon all areas of life. Reflection is important for learning and self-growth. Reflection helps us to understand what we have done well, why it went well, what can be improved upon and why, as well as provide some insight into how to improve. Faculty can assist learners to develop self-reflection skills through the use of self-reflection activities. In this lively session, the presenters will describe the definition, value, and use of self-reflection. Specifically, the presenters will describe how they have implemented discussion self-grading for online and share successes of this teaching-learning strategy.

Keywords

Reflection, discussion, self-grading

Start Date

8-3-2017 3:00 PM

End Date

8-3-2017 4:00 PM

Brief Biography of Primary Presenter

Dr. Laura Schwarz, is an associate professor at MSU, Mankato. She has been a Registered Nurse for over 25 years and has taught in higher education for over 20 years. Dr. Schwarz has a strong interest in technology and teaching online, and has conducted research on using technology in teaching, incivility, barriers/facilitators to BS completion for AD RNs, and mentoring faculty.

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Aug 3rd, 3:00 PM Aug 3rd, 4:00 PM

Reflective Learning through Discussion Self-Grading

Reflection is a valuable lifelong skill for everyone. From one’s personal life to professional life, education, and beyond, reflection helps in the learning process and assists people to improve upon all areas of life. Reflection is important for learning and self-growth. Reflection helps us to understand what we have done well, why it went well, what can be improved upon and why, as well as provide some insight into how to improve. Faculty can assist learners to develop self-reflection skills through the use of self-reflection activities. In this lively session, the presenters will describe the definition, value, and use of self-reflection. Specifically, the presenters will describe how they have implemented discussion self-grading for online and share successes of this teaching-learning strategy.