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Developing Socio-Emotional Intelligence Through Self-Reflection

  • Camila Devis-Rozental
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Abstract

This chapter explores the notion of reflection, evidencing its importance and how to develop it. Following this, a case study investigating peer support activities within a higher education classroom environment is presented to gauge whether it instigated reflection. Findings from the case study as well as other relevant research suggesting that students need to have formed early bonds to be able to share a healthy supportive relationship that instigates reflection are discussed. Following this the chapter moves onto the idea that the term “reflection” may have lost its meaningfulness, as it has been over-applied in various areas of practice. Whilst acknowledging the traditional models of reflection as important, the chapter also explores how self-awareness can be developed through mindfulness, using The Johari Window and journaling.

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Authors and Affiliations

  • Camila Devis-Rozental
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  1. 1.Bournemouth UniversityPooleUK

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