Unlike most academic forms of writing, this writing is based on personal experiences and thoughts.
As such, first-person writing position where the writer can refer to his own thoughts and feelings is essential.
At other times you may be required to reflect upon your own learning in order to identify then evaluate, which approaches have been helpful or unhelpful. ii) how reliable is the evidence (research, statistics, hearsay)?
You may also be asked to consider your own role in the learning process. iii) is the research current, thorough and properly referenced? Evaluate the language, is the writing; i) objective or subjective ii) personal or impersonal iii) emotive or rational iv) concise or convoluted 10.
The essay should strive to achieve a balance between description and personal feelings.
It requires a clear line of thought, evidence, and examples to help you discuss your reflections.
’ Many students are riding intellectual waves, devoting hours of mental and emotional energy to examination preparation so, today’s post is a practical one inspired by a question from my year 12 students. Often, it is written by an individual to explore personal experiences, feelings and events.
A personal reflection is an opportunity to reconsider events, thoughts and feelings from a fresh perspective. However you may also be required to write a within an academic context.
Another purpose is to analyze the event or topic you are describing and emphasize how you’ll apply what you’ve learned.
A good way to develop a reflective essay plan is by using a framework that exists.