Aug 15, 2004 · Reflection is thinking for an extended period by linking recent experiences to earlier ones in order to promote a more complex and interrelated mental schema or patterns. The thinking involves looking for commonalities, differences, and interrelations beyond their superficial elements. The goal is to develop higher order thinking skills.
Androgogy Reflection Adult learning began to be viewed as a separate field of learning in the 1970’s, when nontraditional students prompted by social context, demographics and technology began to seek continuing education or higher education in record numbers.
Reflecting on experiences encourages insight and complex learning. We foster our own growth when we control our learning, so some reflection is best done alone. Reflection is also enhanced, however, when we ponder our learning with others. Reflection involves linking a current experience to previous learnings (a process called scaffolding). Reflection also involves drawing forth cognitive and .
Apr 28, 2018 · Reflection on Adult Learning. It’s time to reflect on what I have learned about adult learning in my first term at ID school. I embarked on this degree to learn the theories of learning, and my “Adult as Learner” class delivered exactly what I was hoping it would I knew a little about the.