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BA3000: Arts Edge Guide: Reflective Practice


This page may help you with your Reflective Case Study Analysis by providing guiding structure or questions to help you reflect upon your experiences completing your Bachelor of Arts degree. Use model headings to structure your reflections. Click Gibbs' reflective cycle model to enlarge.

Benefits of reflective thinking and writing

Engaging in reflective practice will develop your understanding in many ways, including helping you to:

  • Become a critical thinker
  • Identify weaknesses in your understanding
  • Gain a deeper understanding of new information
  • Become an independent learner and problem-solver.

Get started with reflective writing

Useful texts

Gibbs' reflective cycle


Gibbs' reflective cycle

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