Reflection

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This reflection is divided into two parts: the importance of critical reflection and an evaluation of self. The first part will be drawing upon through the appropriate literature, and there are four points to prove the importance of critical reflection in personal development. It will be expounded and distinguish Reflection in action and Reflection on action. Then, the theory of Single and double loop learning will be introduced. Moreover, the reflection also includes the difficulties and challenges. In the second part, it will be reflected my own personal style or capabilities through MBTI Personality Test, because of there are two different styles for me, and through the comparison it will be proof which one is the best one. After…show more content…
People should debrief their experiences after the fact in order to more fully understand and learn from them (The Personal Growth Library, N.D. b). For this, Hartog (2002a) showed a humanistic action research about the continuing professional development, and he said: “Professional development traditionally engages in the transfer of skills and knowledge for the acquisition of technical competence for the ‘doing’ self.” (Hartog, 2002b) But comparing the professional development and the personal development, Clarkson (1995) stated that professional development tends not to engage feelings, whereas engaging feelings is to the important process of personal development. At the same time, Hartog (2002c) considered that Critical reflection on action is an iterative process that presents the happened things, and it is also helping people to constitute knowledge as a creative commodity open to reconfiguration. It can test people’s ideas, and attest assumptions through the practical actions. Chris Argyris and Donald Schon stated the concept of “double-loop” learning, it focuses on the ability to question and change the potential values and assumption of action in 1947. This is a skill which is essential for problem-solving and leadership (Cognitive Design Solutions, N.D.). In addition, Fook and Askeland (2007) stated that the biggest difficulties and challenges of reflection are people have to

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