Prompting to Support Reflection: A Workplace Study

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Part of the Lecture Notes in Computer Science book series (LNCS, volume 10474)


Reflection is an activity which needs facilitation in order to motivate users to engage in it regularly. In a study we analyzed how prompts can support reflection in a workplace setting. Results show that prompts might be beneficial to stimulate users to write new topics. Our results show that if user generate own prompts, user reply more often in comparison to our generic prompts.


Reflection Collaborative reflection Prompting Informal learning Community of practice 



This work is part of the EmployID ( project on “Scalable & cost-effective facilitation of professional identity transformation in public employment services” supported by the EC in FP 7 (project no. 619619). We thank all colleagues and associated partners for their cooperation and our fruitful discussions. Special thanks to our colleagues Urša and Barbara.


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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Clausthal University of TechnologyClausthal-ZellerfeldGermany

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