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The Reflective Journal Understanding Self and Others Week 2 Skills.

Aims and objectives:
• To practise writing reflection
• To practise giving and receiving peer feedback
• To practise incorporating academic sources
• To practise referencing Personal reflection, Reflective Journal Understanding Self and Other Skills.
You are writing a reflective journal in which you reflect on a skill and how it develops.
See the Rubric on your Moodle page.
Task 1.

Here are sentence frames which are useful for writing about reflection. Read them with a partner and highlight any unknown vocabulary.

Task 2
Let’s think about Time Management

Brainstorm ideas about your competence in that skill. You should also think of examples from your real life, for example in your studies and in your workplace.

Task 3

Using your ideas from the brainstorms and writing with thesentence frames above, write a paragraph on your chosen skill.

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Task 4

Peer review. Swap papers with your partner, and highlight where they have used the sentence frames above.

Using literature in your work

We are going to read an extract from Adair (2003).
Full reference:
Adair, J (2003) Concise time management and personal development, Available at https://capitadiscovery.co.uk/roehampton/items/517585 (ebook)
Task 1

Read the text below which is from page 36 and underline any difficult vocabulary.

What is the topic of page 36?
1. Tips for dealing with interruptions
2. Tips for dealing with deadlines
3. Tips for dealing with chairing meetings

Task 2

Read the sentence frames below of language which is used to introduce quotations.

Task 3
Write a short paragraph of reflection about your time management and how you deal with interruptions and include appropriate information from the extract from Adair (2003, p36).
You should include a direct quotation or a summary of the information from Adair (2003, p36).
Remember to include a citation in brackets.

Task 4 Peer review
Swap paragraphs with your partner and peer review each other’s’ work using the checklist below.

Using information
1Does your partner include either a direct quotation or a summary from the text?
□Yes □No

2. Are direct quotations cited right? □Yes □No
Example: “The weather in London is changeable” (Rankin, 1995, 32).
a. the exact words as the original source
b. quotation marks
c. in brackets: Author’s name, date of publication, page number
d. the same Author appears in the reference list

3. Are paraphrases and summaries cited right? □Yes □No
Example: Freud argues that dreams are representations of unconscious thoughts and desires (Freud, 1912).
a. paraphrased or summarised in your words, not the exact words as the original
b. in brackets: Author’s name and date of publication
c. the same Author appears in the reference list

Additional Reading (compiled by Frances O’Neill)
NB – there are not referenced in the Harvard Style. You will need to use the Harvard referencing guides to cite these correctly.
Time management/ sections on time management:
Adair, J (2003) Concise time management and personal development, Available at https://capitadiscovery.co.uk/roehampton/items/517585 (ebook)
Alexander, R (2009) Real-world time management, Available at https://capitadiscovery.co.uk/roehampton/items/589909 (ebook)
Levin, P (2007) Skilful Time Management, Available athttps://capitadiscovery.co.uk/roehampton/items/600105(ebook)
Lomas, B (2000) Stress and Time Management, Available at https://capitadiscovery.co.uk/roehampton/items/581628 (ebook)
Mullins, L (2016) Management and Organisational behaviour, Available at https://books.qabusinessschool.com/HeritageScripts/Hapi.dll/search2?searchTerm0=Mullins (ebook)
Tracy, B (2014) Time Management, Available at https://capitadiscovery.co.uk/roehampton/items/803549 (ebook)

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