How to Begin
Some writing assignments ask you to reflect on or critique something (such as a clinical experience, an article, an active learning experience, a theatre performance, or a case study). Note that a reflection assignment may differ from one course to the other, so look to your instructor’s guidelines around writing reflections. The following is a simple description that you can use to get you started in writing reflections.
- What happened?
- Who was involved?
- Any relevant details.
- What is the most important/interesting/relevant/useful aspect of the event/idea/ situation?
- How can it be explained?
- How is it similar to/different from others?
- What have I learned?
- How I am going to apply this in the future?