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Keeping a reflective journal: reflections of a mature student

Sinclair, C.M. (2001) Keeping a reflective journal: reflections of a mature student. University of Paisley.

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Abstract

Reflective journals are used increasingly in Higher Education. Examples from an unstructured journal kept by the author in her role as a new Mechanical Engineering student raise issue of what 'ought' to be in journals, how emotional effects should be dealt with and how the subjective nature of reflection may cause problems for assessment.