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Teacher Reflective Models: Gibbs and Rolfe - The intention of reflective practice is to help the teacher/learning coach evolve and develop the quality of their teaching by the continuation of personal development. Although most teachers have done this for years, reflective modelling or methods have formulized a structure which can be followed and adapted to best suit their methods. It is an ongoing process which takes feelings and emotions into consideration and so it will not always have a definitive answer/ending. Since most models of reflection require subjective and objective thinking then there is a willingness to be honest to engage constant self appraisal....   [tags: Development, Action plan] 1140 words
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An Analytical Essay on the Significance of the Players in Hamlet - An Analytical Essay on the Significance of the Players in Hamlet     The significance of the players exceeds the sole purpose of entertainment, as each possesses the power to unveil the "occulted guilt" (3.2.75) and conscience of the King.  Hamlet assumes the responsibility to advise these players with precise and adequate direction so that a "whirlwind of passion" (6) may not effectively separate Claudius from personally identifying with the play.  Hamlet's enthusiastic approach toward direction may be so that he encourages the players to "suit the action to the word, the word to the/ action, with this special observance, that you o'erstep not/ the modesty of nature" (16-18).  However, t...   [tags: The Tragedy of Hamlet Essays] 648 words
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My Mistakes and Improvements in Writing - ... Also, reading out loud, it helps to notice grammatical errors. Although I have acquired helpful reading, writing, and analytical skills, I am not an expert in any of them. I still struggle at noticing my mistakes and knowing when to make the proper correction. For instance, in my essay “We Are Where We Come From”(Essay 2) after knowing most of these skills I still managed to make a lot of mistakes such as run-ons, fragments, and other errors. An example of one of my run-ons is “Without our families to give us a sense of who we are the world would be like the Dead Sea full of lost souls searching for their personal identity.” This run-on is missing a comma after “are”, and before “world”....   [tags: reflective essay, run on sentences, ] 614 words
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Becoming a Critically Reflective Teacher - Questioning one’s own self for the success or failure of the learning process in the classroom in terms of attitudes, beliefs, values, traditions and pedagogy is not only an essential ingredient of teaching profession but it also helps an individual to be a valuable resource of a prosperous society. Theorists have named this self-evaluation as reflection and have given different perspectives and processes to define and practice it. It is necessary for an individual to understand the process of reflection and its types based on the time factor for the reflective action....   [tags: reflective inquiry essays]
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Use of Reflective Practice in Nursing - In this essay, I will be summarizing and exploring my understanding of reflective practice. Reflective practice is the process of learning through and from experience towards gaining new insights of self and practice (Boud et al 1985; Boyd and Fales, 1983; Mezirow, 1981, Jarvis, 1992). This generally involves examining assumptions of everyday practice. It also requires the individual practitioner to be self-aware and to critically evaluate their responses to practice situations. The point is to recapture practice experiences and think about them critically in order to gain new understandings and so improve future practice....   [tags: Professional Growth through Reflective Practice]
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Reflective Practices and Health Care - In recent years, reflection and reflective practice have become well-known term with in the health care arena. They are words that have been debated and discussed with in the health care setting (Tony and Sue 2006). Reflective practice is essential for nurses, as nurses are responsible for providing care to the best of their ability to patients and their families (NMC, 2008). Reid (1993) states reflection is a process of reviewing an experience of practice in order to describe, analyse, evaluate and so inform learning about practice....   [tags: nursing, health care, reflective practices, ] 1308 words
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Reflective Practice Nursing - Reflection There are many definitions in the literature of reflection, most however agree that it is an active, conscious process Reflection is often initiated when the individual practitioner encounters some problematic aspect of practice and attempts to make sense of it. Dewey Dewey (1933) defined reflection as: An active persistent and careful consideration of any belief or supposed form of knowledge in the light of the grounds that support it and the further conclusion to which it tends. Dewey worked as an educationalist and developed his concept of reflective practice and reflection through experiential learning theories....   [tags: Reflective Practice Nursing] 811 words
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Child Services Assessment - The piece of work I have choosing to reflective upon is an Initial Assessment of a family of asylum seekers from Pakistan. The family consisted of a father, mother and their five children ageing from 12 years old to 2 years old. “An Initial assessment serves as a blueprint it will be mortified as ideas are tested out and new data and information is gathered. The social workers will continually reassess the nature of the problem, and the need for support when doing an initial assessment” (Pincus and Minahan, 1973 p 116)....   [tags: Political Asylum, Analytical] 1035 words
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Reflective Essay on College Writing - Reflective Essay on College Writing This semester was my very first semester as a college student. Being the first, it was probably the semester I would learn the most in. I learned the expectations for writing that I will have to live up to for the next four years of my college career. Though my high school teachers were usually demanding because I was in the Honors English section throughout high school, writing in college has still ?raised the bar. for me. Also, in high school, we would have weeks to pick a topic, create a thesis, outline the paper, write the paper, and then revise the paper....   [tags: Reflective Essay] 838 words
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The Decision: Reflective Analysis on Joining the Military - REFLECTIVE ANALYSIS The Decision I am in the military and the decisions that I make effects someone or something either directly or indirectly. My status in the military allows me to make all sorts of decisions, from what pens and furniture to purchase to who to send to war, where and when. This particular decision I want to talk about is a decision that involved peoples lives. This decision changed my aspect of life and the military as I knew it. I was in charged of this element that was getting ready to deploy, and we had just had a urinalysis in which a couple of soldiers came up positive on for marijuana, cocaine and other barbiturates When a soldier comes up positive for an illegal sub...   [tags: Reflective Analysis Testimonial Military] 964 words
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The Impact of Attending Seminars to the Development of the Analytical Skill of Financial Management Students - The study tackles about “The Impact of Attending Seminars to the Development of the Analytical Skill of the Financial Management Students”. The discussion started by introducing what is seminars and its main purpose. Seminars help a lot to spread and inform the people about new informations and ideas. It provides also opportunities to the attendees to meet and know formal persons in different industries. The importance of seminars could also enhance skills of the attendees specifically the analytical skill of a person....   [tags: finance, analytical skill, seminars]
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Theoritical Studies Reflective Essay - Theoretical Studies Essay Theoretical Studies is a wide array of academic courses, which employ the customary techniques of lecture, discussion, written examinations and research papers, which are designed to lead the students in the subjects of mathematics, and the social and natural sciences. The Boricua College’s educational model is in the interaction between the intellectual and affective skills, developed in the courses, and the subject matter contents of the theoretical studies courses....   [tags: Reflective Essay] 1342 words
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Gibbs' Reflective Cycle: How I Decided to Become a Student Midwife - In this reflective account I will reflective upon an incident that occurred while on practice placement. I will identify how I recognised the limitations of my knowledge and skill as a student midwife and made the transition from a registered nurse to that of a student midwife. I will employ Gibbs (1988) reflective cycle, as it comprises six stages that will enable me to holistically reflect upon the incident. The name of the woman has been changed to Jane; with my mentor’s name has been changed to Lucy due to the Nursing and midwifery council (2008) code of professional conduct clause 5.1 which maintains treat patient’s information as confidential and use it only for the purpose for which i...   [tags: Gibbs' Reflective Cycle, Student Midwife, nursing,] 2139 words
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Reflective Essay: The Writing Process - "There is no greater agony than bearing an untold story inside you." - - - Maya Angelou, I Know Why the Caged Bird Sings      Throughout the semester I have had to write a number of essays using a variety of techniques. Before college, I would write assuming that the only reader, or audience, would be my teacher. Composition helped me realize the many steps that are involved in the writing process from free writing to making a final copy. In order to create a good paper you need organize your ideas....   [tags: Reflective Essay] 522 words
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Importance of Reflective Thinking in Life - Most people consider reflective thinking and writing, the most difficult task, mainly because it involves expressing personal views and feelings. Reflective writing is a very important type of writings, which we encounter as a person in student as well as professional life. It is preferred in academia because it enables students to judge their own actions, freely express their feelings. It is important in professional life because it teaches how to be a self-critic and point out your own mistakes and find a way to fix them....   [tags: sef-adknowledgement, power, feelings]
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Defining and Implementing Reflective Practice - Defining and Implementing Reflective Practice After the engaged combat experiences of both the battle of Molino del Ray and Chapultepec, of which ended both in significant triumphs ascribed to America, Ulysses S. Grant spent time in meaningful reflection assessing the experiences in which he ascertained from these two distinct conflicts and his holistic Mexican War experiences. Grant’s concluding learned experiences were that these two war conflicts should have never been engaged by American forces and could have been championed utilizing an alternative battle strategy in which the Mexican soldiers would be outflanked an approach of which would have forced them to relinquish their military p...   [tags: growth mindset, reflection, pedagogy]
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Reflective Practice in Nursing - Reflective processes help us to see the world in alternative ways by enabling us to focus on different aspects of our experiences. Reflective processes are the stages of thoughtful activity that we need to go through when we consciously decide to explore an experience or to reflect upon it. There are many ways in which we can reflect upon something, but before we look at one or two formal structures, we need to look at the basic ideas behind using a structure for reflection. There are basically six fundamental stages of reflective processes and these are: Stage 1: selecting a critical incident to reflect upon....   [tags: Reflection Upon An Incident] 1262 words
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China: A Reflective Essay - China: A Reflective Essay Standing atop the highest peak of the Great Wall in Beijing, China after nearly two hours of climbing up the uneven, ancient stairs, I couldn’t help but to think about my life and all the decisions I have made thus far. Drenched in sweat and gasping for breath through the thick, heavy, polluted air, I stood quietly in amazement. I was not only speechless because I had actually braved the nearly 7-mile climb but also because of the picturesque landscape that surrounded me....   [tags: Personal Experience, Autobiography] 1128 words
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Mindful and Reflective Practice - ... Some parents may want to bring the food for their child, or dress him up in a certain way. As educators we need to support and respect all of those aspects to ensure that children are forming identity and developing in an environment were they feel welcome and safe. The knowledge I have gained in each module of this course might be applicable to the care and education of older children because when working with older children caregivers need to be knowledgeable about the effective practices to be able to impart that good knowledge and care to older children....   [tags: childhood education] 1114 words
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The Growth in My Analytical Ability - One statement that qualifies my experience with the Leadership two seminar is that I have learnt to pause and think critically into any situation. No matter how direct and simple a situation may seem, most of the time, it is not that straightforward and sometimes does not have a one answer as in the mathematical problems we solve. I have experienced growth in my analytical ability and I have gained fresh bright insights into real life issues. I knew that the leaders were accountable to us because they were elected by us but my conviction became more grounded after this leadership seminar on leadership, morality, rights and the rule of law....   [tags: reflection paper after Leadership seminar] 657 words
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Analytical Essay - The construction last year of a shopping mall in downtown Oak City was a mistake. Since the mall has opened, a number of local businesses have closed, and the downtown area suffers from an acute parking shortage. Arrests for crime and vagrancy have increased in nearby Oak City Park. Elm City should pay attention to the example of the Oak City Mall and deny the application to build a shopping mall in Elm City. Analyzing this argument brings up a lot of questions to whether this is a relevant argument or not....   [tags: Analytical Essays] 664 words
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Rank's Analytical Tool for Advertising - 1.) Rank’s easy-to-use, analytical tool is called the intensify/downplay model, and its goal is to help you to become more critical and analytical receivers. It defines and gives examples of four major persuasive strategies and six associated tactics that are often used by persuaders today. (Larson, 2007 page 31) Ranks major strategy is to either intensify certain aspects of the product, cause or candidate. His other strategy is to downplay certain aspects of their brand, cause or candidate. (Larson, 2007 page 31) The intensification and downplay strategies include, to intensify their own good points, intensify the weak points of the opposition, downplay their own weak points, and downplay t...   [tags: rank, advertisements,] 638 words
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Analytical Chemists and Chemical Compounds - ... This works because electrons in atoms can only exist in particular energy levels. An electron moves from a lower to a higher energy level by absorbing electromagnetic radiation. An electron will also emit radiation as it drops from a higher energy level to a lower one. Each element's electrons emits and absorbs specific frequencies of radiation and it is this that allows individual elements to be determined, even when other elements are present. AAS is able to measure extremely small concentrations of elements, such as parts per million (ppm) and occasionally parts per billion (ppb)....   [tags: cereal, inorganic, material chemist] 1525 words
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Analytical Summary of Two Articles - In this paper I reviewed two articles and provide an analytical summary of them both. The first article summarized analytically is Predictive Probes: Scientists are Focusing on Genes Predisposing People to Illnesses --- New Methods Will Facilitate Prevention but Will Raise Ethical, Legal Questions --- Should Employers Be Told. Written by Jerry E. Bishop. In this article, I identified the three ways that the author used evidence to support assertions. I went on to identify the places where evidence was employed as well as how the author used the evidence....   [tags: comparative, genes, ethical issues]
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The Scarlet Letter Analytical Essay - The Scarlet Letter Analytical Essay Along with the other elements, the setting plays a major role in the furthering of the plot in almost every book. Especially in The Scarlet Letter, there are many factors that go into the setting of the book. The setting and the correlation of the weather to the mood of the characters plays a prominent role in the furthering of the plot; the actual time period and setting of the story and the specific descriptions of the scenery, characters, and the weather changes the outlook of the novel, making it more or less dark....   [tags: Nathaniel Hawthorne, characters and story]
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Reflective Journal - Reflective Journal: Assignment 2 I. Experiences, Issues, and Topics with Preconceived Thoughts The purpose of this assignment is to summarize my learning from this course and how I may apply the information to my future practice as a social worker. I will examine different topics and issues that I have learned throughout the course, and then I will reflect my countertransference of emotions to raise personal awareness. The two chosen topics that I have learned about throughout this course that made the biggest emotional impact on me are Posttraumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD) and family violence....   [tags: Social Worker, Post Trauma Stress Disorder]
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Analytical Essay: ‘Deadly Unna?’ - Analytical Essay: ‘Deadly Unna?’ The compassionate novel Deadly Unna?, written by Phillip Gwynne, creates vivid characters and depicts race discourses experienced by Gary Black (also known as Blacky) in a fictitious South Australian coastal community. The novel portrays a typical coastal town of the 1970s and is set mainly in the Port: the local Pub, the Black family home and the jetty, where the local children play. The story explores the racism between the Nungas (the indigenous population who live at the Point) and the Gooynas (the white population who live at the Port)....   [tags: Literary Analysis] 945 words
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Analytical Thinking Under Distrust - ... Function of distrust However, due to the very high probability of being deceived and being lied to in combination with our incapacity of knowing whether we can bestow somebody's faith, a good portion of distrust can be seen as healthy and in some extreme cases even important for survival. Previous research showed that distrust leads to a deeper and more accurate elaboration of information and as one possible consequence to the formation of alternative hypotheses, so-called counter scenarios (Schul, Burnstein, & Bardi, 1996; Schul, Mayo, & Burnstein, 2008)....   [tags: unconscious distrust, falsehood, truth] 748 words
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Self Reflective Practice - This paper will explore the role of the director in modeling reflective practice as a tool to move a program towards programmatic excellence. Childcare directors are closely connected to all aspects of the childcare program; they supervise and support the teachers and staff and they work with the children and families. They are responsible for the program administration. They are the program manager and the center leader. This paper will suggest ways to incorporate more reflective practice into our programs at Kennedy Heights Community Center....   [tags: Childcare Directors, Early Childhood] 1765 words
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Nursing Reflective Practice - INTRODUCTION The aim of this report is to look at a critical incident that occurred in placement and relate this to the theory and knowledge regarding communication and interpersonal skills, so as to demonstrate an understanding of my views on the art and science of reflection and the issues surrounding reflective practice Reflection is part of reflective practice and a skill that is developed. It can be seen as a way of adjusting to life as a qualified healthcare professional and enhancing the development of a professional identity (Atwal & Jones, 2009)....   [tags: Nursing Reflection ]
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Emotional Intelligence and Reflective Practice in Nursing - Emotional Intelligence and reflective practice are integral components of building a therapeutic relationship in nursing Emotional intelligence refers to the ability to perceive, control, and evaluate emotion. Reflective practice is exploring of one’s own experience and practices. This includes a person’s behaviour, thinking and all other related emotions. Therapeutic relationship can be defined as the care assistance and management given to clients according to the needs. According to the international council of nurses, “Nursing encompasses autonomous and collaborative care of individuals of all ages, families, groups and communities, sick or well and in all settings....   [tags: Therapeutic, Nurse, Patient]
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Personal Development and Reflective Reasoning in Nursing - “Maybe reflective practices offer us a way of trying to make sense of the uncertainty in our workplaces and the courage to work competently and ethically at the edge of order and chaos…” (Ghaye, 2000, p.7) In order to fully understand the personal development and reflective reasoning in relation to your development in the Nursing field, one will have to define these two terminologies. Personal development means to include activities that improve awareness, can develop potential that will ultimately enhance the quality of life....   [tags: Nursing Reflection]
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Analytical Units - The mission, goals and objectives are to obtain, collect and analyze as much information as possible to be able to disseminate the information to all the Unit Leads in their station. It is a necessity to communicate the information with all the Leads to be able to aid them in their investigations in order to increase the apprehension of the offenders. This information will also be used to identify patterns and trends to be able to implement deterring measures. The analytical unit will be involved in the improvement of short and long-term decision making processes....   [tags: Research]
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Reflective Analyses of Ethical Principles and Applications - Reflection The intended learning outcome for the CONR 638: Ethics and Conflict Resolution Course offered at Abilene Christine University, (ACU) according to the course syllabus, was to prepare students “to reach a higher critical and reflective consciousness of the relationship of ethics to decision-making and problem solving in conflict resolution” (ACU, 2010). By learning to think on a higher plain, students are placed in a position to better adapt to different alternative dispute resolution (ADR) situations....   [tags: Higher Education ]
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Holistic Nurse Self-Reflective Assessment - Holistic nursing to me is a practice of applying both subjective and objective patient assessment into the plan of care. Not only do we need to look at the physical condition of the patient, but also their social and environmental factors that influence their state of health. When this application process is incorporated into the patient plan of care, we are incorporating all aspects of the patient’s life that help define and create their ideal state of health. In review of several nursing theories discussed by Montgomery-Dossey and Keegan (2012), which incorporate the aspect of holistic nursing practice, I found that Jean Watson’s Theory of Transpersonal Caring was most closely linked to as...   [tags: healthcare profession, patient assessment]
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An Analytical Outlook of the Legitimacy of Creation-Science - An Analytical Outlook on the Legitimacy of Creation-Science Dating back to the late eighteenth and early nineteenth century, there has been constant conflict between creationists and evolutionists; one trying to invalidate the other (4). David S. Caudill, the author of “Law and Worldview: Problems in the Creation-Science Controversy,” expresses his perspective using the case of McLean vs. Arkansas Board of Education (1). Like many others, this case attempted to revive the “equal time” statute so that “public school science teachers present both creation and evolution 'theories' in the classroom” (1)....   [tags: creationism vs evolutionism]
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Phaedra Live Performance Analytical Critique - Phaedra Live Performance Analytical Critique Last Thursday at the State Playhouse at California State University Los Angeles, Dr. James A. Hatfield directed the play Phaedra written by Jean Racine, first performed in 1677. The leading characters are Theseus, Phaedra, Hippolytus, Aricia, Oenone, Theramenes, Ismene, and Panope. The play depicts the lust that Phaedra has toward her stepson Hippolytus and the tragedy that her desire for him causes, which is the death of Hippolytus, Oenone, and even her own life....   [tags: play, character and story analysis, review]
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Emotional Intelligence, Reflective Practice and Therapeutic Relationship in Nursing - Emotional Intelligence, Reflective Practice and Therapeutic relationship In Nursing “To develop a therapeutic relationship with health consumer requires the nurse to be self-reflective. The reflective process concludes with embracing insights from a variety of sources that serve to change practitioners’ awareness” (Taylor, 2006). To begin with, self-awareness is having a clear perception of your personality, including strengths, weaknesses, thoughts and emotions. Self- awareness allows you to understand other people, how they perceive you, your attitude and your responses to them in the moment....   [tags: health care professionals]
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The Appearance of Highly Reflective Fault Mirrors in Carbonate Rocks - The appearance of highly reflective fault mirrors (FMs) (Figure 1) in carbonate rocks is a topic that is only recently receiving interest. Knowing the conditions that are required to produce these FMs is important as it can indicate how the fault has ruptured providing a mitigation tool for appropriate plans to be put in place for similar events in limestone dominated regions. This is geologically important, has economical significance and could save lives. Recognised FMs occur in carbonate rocks during presumed faulting which is a common occurrence in the earth’s upper crust (Barnhoon et al 2005), especially through Mediterranean countries such as Greece and Italy (Smith et al 2011)....   [tags: dead sea, atomic force microscopy] 909 words
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Reflective Essay on Fiction Writing - Reflective Essay on Fiction Writing I’ll be honest. I was worried about writing fiction up until I realized that fiction is just nonfiction exaggerated, nonfiction with a wider allowance for artistic merit, and nonfiction with the gaps filled in. And fiction doesn’t have to be as imaginative, in a fantasy sense, as I had thought. It’s still very real, or at least mine is. For the nonfiction essay, I wrote a string of memories, anything I could think of and that I could potentially expand upon in a longer piece, and I did this early on....   [tags: Teaching Writing Education Essays] 769 words
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Personal Reflective on a Photo - Personal Reflective on a Photo Photos bring memories back to life. Each photo tells a different story, sometimes things you don’t always like to remember. The photo that I have chosen is of a young girl in a pretty formal dress. She is holding a packet of Minties, her favourite lollies. Her grandma gave them to her right after she performed in a concert for her dancing school. Athol Williby School of dance, a place she’d been going to for 3 years, since she was 7 years old. Every Monday her mother would drop her off out the front of the old office building....   [tags: English Literature Essays] 983 words
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Reflective Journal - A Nurse's Duty in the Surgical Ward - PART C: REFLECTIVE JOURNAL AND EVALUATION OF CLINICAL EXPERIENCE Aseptic Technique Although the importance of aseptic technique has been continually reiterated, I have realised its substantial role in the perioperative environment. Aseptic technique refers to the practice of creating and maintaining a sterile environment used for sterile procedures (Laws, 2010a). This is incredibly important as repetitive minor breaches of the sterile environment is one of the major factors increasing the risk of surgical site infection (Harrop et al., 2012)....   [tags: operation, clinic, recovery ] 1036 words
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Becoming a Criticallly Reflective Teacher by Stephen D. Brookfield - Introduction The thesis of Stephen D. Brookfield’s book, Becoming a Critically Reflective Teacher, is that teachers usually have specific assumptions about what effective teaching really means and what it entails. In this regard, teachers embark on imparting knowledge and new skills to their students based on what they assume to be the best approaches as appertains to effective teaching. Additionally, Brookfield (1995, p. 9) goes on to propose that these teachers never really pose to examine the nature of these assumptions, which essentially guide the way they intuitively instruct their students....   [tags: teaching, effectiveness, education, pedagogy]
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Reflective Teaching: Self-directed Professional Development - There is an over simplified generalisation often bandied about in Westernised countries that belittles the job of teachers. The phrase goes along the lines of “Those who can, do. Those who can’t, teach.” While the argument against this statement could fill pages the reality is that teaching is by far one of the most demanding but fulfilling jobs in the world. Teaching may be a job that requires a university degree and some on the job training; however effective teaching is a continual process of reflections, questions and decisions....   [tags: reflections, questions, decisions]
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Omnipotence and Atonement Throu Self-Reflective Narration - Omnipotence and Atonement Through Self-Reflective Narration At first glance, Atonement is a war-torn love story of two star-crossed lovers and simultaneously the life-long struggle of a girl who feels she, and her lies, are responsible for keeping the couple apart. It is not until the end of the novel that readers are told Briony Tallis, the aforementioned young troubled girl, wrote the whole novel and changed the truths about the fates of the lovers, Robbie and Cecilia. This revelation highlights the power of writers and their freedom to convey the truth or lies to readers....   [tags: Literature, Composition]
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Justification by Reflective Equilibrium - Justification by Reflective Equilibrium Famously, John Rawls is regarded as using reflective equilibrium (RE) to justify his principles of justice. But the point of justification by RE in Rawls's more recent work is not easily established since he regards his own work as still contractarian. In order to clarify matters, I distinguish between wide and narrow RE, as well as show that wide RE consists of several kinds of narrow RE: RE as a plea for (re)consideration, RE as a constructive procedure of choice, and safe ground RE....   [tags: Philosophy Science Papers]
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An Analytical Essay on the Humor in Hamlet - An Analytical Essay on the Humor in Hamlet   Humor was added to Hamlet by two major scenes, along with Hamlet's use of his antic-disposition. These two were: the scene between Hamlet and Polonius in the library, and the scene with the grave diggers (the clowns).   The scene between Hamlet and Polonius took place in Act II Scene 2. In Hamlet's first encounter with Polonius, he immediately insulted the old man by calling him a "fishmonger". He then quickly changed his opinion and complemented Polonius by calling him an honest man....   [tags: The Tragedy of Hamlet Essays] 756 words
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An Analytical Approach to Truth and Religion - An Analytical Approach to Truth and Religion ABSTRACT: I discuss some of the problems of the application of the notion of truth to religion. After introductory remarks on the problem called truth and religion to show the peculiarity and the actuality of the problem discussed, I examine the different meanings of the notions of truth and religion, in order to formulate some comments on the different concepts of the truth of religion. I name the main types of religious truth, and consider the competencies of the diverse types of the study of religion to determine the truth of religion, and to analyze how to understand the truth of distinct types of religion....   [tags: Philosophy Religion Essays]
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Analytical Essay on the Score of Psycho - Analytical Essay on the Score of Psycho The man behind the low woodwinds that opens Citizen Kane and the 'high pitched violins' of Psycho (1960). Bernard Herrmann was one of the most original and distinctive composers ever to work in film. He started early, winning a composition prize at 13 and founding his own orchestra at 20. After writing scores for Orson Welles' radio shows in the 1930s (including the notorious 1938 'War of the Worlds' broadcast), he was the obvious choice to score Welles' film debut, Citizen Kane (1941), and subsequently Magnificent Ambersons, The (1942), though he removed his name from the latter after additional music was added without h...   [tags: Papers] 884 words
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