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Exercise: using critical thinking to reflect on your learning process

Now you are half-way through this course and updating your research proposal, this is the ideal time to reflect upon your learning process so far and brush-up on your critical thinking skills.


You may already be familiar with how to demonstrate critical thinking, but if you would like a brief refresher watch this short video, available on YouTube, Critical Thinking by QualiaSoup.


The University of Southampton Library LibGuides@Southampton on Critical Thinking links to a wide range of resources and provides further information about how the process involves:

  • critical reading

  • critical reflection

  • reasoning

  • critical writing

Exercise: reflect on your learning process

Use Batista’s reflective cycle to reflect on your learning process so far in developing your research project or dissertation. Don’t forget to update your learning log!

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