Reflection - reflective thinking and writing - is an important part of university life and work. As Plato said, 'The life without examination is no life.' The ability to reflect on your experience and knowledge, and use that to make improvements, is a key part of your university-level thinking and your subsequent working life.
Describe = Choose one part of the learning experience and write about what happened. Analyse = explain what the learning experience means. Evaluate = show how successful the learning experience was. This leads to... Self Knowledge
Examples of reflective writing versus academic writing.