Experiential Learning Reflection

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Introduction In today’s competitive world, people are expected to be highly effective and efficient. They need specific skills and knowledge for their education or work purposes. This has enforced various skill enhancement programs proposed by fraternity all over the world. Experiential learning and reflective practice is a compelling approach for self-improvement by regular self-audit. The following report is an academic character with various definitions, analysis and critique of reflective learning structure. It shall then emphasize on my career, experiences, and analysis which will help in developing my overall personality. It shall focus on analysis of skills in effective managers and leaders. The evaluation from four diagnostic tools shall help in understanding my strengths and weaknesses and development areas. Action plan concludes the whole trial in which my analysis and approach is highlighted in relation to need for self-improvement. Experiential Learning and Reflective Practice Do we always learn from experiences? The answer is NO. ‘Nothing will become real unless experienced’ said John Keats (as cited in Beard and Wilson, 2013, p. 28). We cannot learn from experiences until reflecting over it. To understand reflecting over experiences, it is important to understand experiential learning first. “Learning is the process whereby knowledge is created through the transformation of experience” said David A. Kolb (1984, p.38). “The ability to learn is a talent
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