Deepening Reflection

  • Franziska TredeEmail author
  • Lina Markauskaite
  • Celina McEwen
  • Susie Macfarlane
Part of the Understanding Teaching-Learning Practice book series (UTLP)


This chapter focuses on the range of reflective practices that can be mediated or enhanced with mobile technology. We discuss the purpose, process and content of reflection and reflective practice as well as the role of reflecting on practice in workplace learning (WPL). We emphasise the importance of helping students understand reflection as a continuous activity associated with action and the improvement of practice. We propose concrete examples of technology-enhanced structured and scaffolded reflective activities for WPL. These activities offer ways of creating and seizing opportunities for reflection while on placement.


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Franziska Trede
    • 1
    Email author
  • Lina Markauskaite
    • 2
  • Celina McEwen
    • 1
  • Susie Macfarlane
    • 3
  1. 1.University of Technology SydneyUltimoAustralia
  2. 2.The University of SydneySydneyAustralia
  3. 3.Deakin UniversityBurwood, MelbourneAustralia

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