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Students’ Learning through Reflective Journaling
Students’ Learning through Reflective Journaling

Author(s): Alvyda Liuolienė, Regina Metiūnienė
Subject(s): Social Sciences
Published by: Vilnius Gediminas Technical University
Keywords: reflective journaling; reflection; self-assessment

Summary/Abstract: The aim of the article is to get acquainted with the types of journals used in education to help students to learn. The paper presents some ways of fostering student’s learning through reflective journaling. It also describes the key aspects of a new method ARRIVE cycle in connection with teachers preparation to use reflective journals in a classroom. The article also presents self-assessment in reflective journaling and students’ need to self-evaluate their learning process. Reflective journaling as central to students’ self-evaluation is described as a means of fostering metacognition.

  • Issue Year: 17/2009
  • Issue No: 4
  • Page Range: 32-37
  • Page Count: 6
  • Language: English