Below are the resources used with in the Spring 2012 FPDC Perspectives Newsletter
- Kent State Plus-1 Credit Pre-Survey
Pre-test for experiential learning courses which examines students’ history of service and engagement.
- Kent State Experiential Learning End of Course Survey
End of course survey to assess how experiential learning has influenced students’ professional, academic, and personal development.
- UCLA Higher Education Research Institute (HERI)
Different experiential education tools to measure civic engagement and social action outcomes.
- Student Self-Assessment in Higher Education: A Meta-Analysis
Quantitative self-assessment studies which compared self- and teacher marks in a meta-analysis.
- Creating Your Reﬂection Map
Reflection exercises conducted before, during, and after service-learning projects can dramatically improve student learning.
- Facilitating Reflection: Issues and Research
A framework for conceptualizing and researching reflection within the context of professional preparation is proposed.
- Reflection: Turning Experience into Learning
Addresses critical questions, such as, What is it that turns experience into learning? What specifically enables learners to gain the maximum benefit from the situations they find themselves in? How can they apply their experience in new contexts?
- The Critically Reflective Practitioner
A guide to reflective practice for students and practitioners of social work, health care, and related fields.
- Journal Reflection: A Resource Guide for Community Service Leaders and Educators Engaged in Service Learning
This guidebook explores the role of journal writing in community-service leadership and learning.
- Group Leadership Reflection Questions
Reflective questions that a group leader could go over individually or with their group.
- To Be or Not to Be
An activity in which the goal is to reflect on your own values, priorities, and traits as a leader.
- Empowering Students through Reflection and Feedback
A collection of journals, interactive student notebooks, portfolios, and other reflection tools.
- Ash, S.R., & Clayton, P.H. (2004). The articulated learning: An approach to guided reflection and assessment. Innovative Higher Education, 29 (2), 137-154.
- Kolb, D.A. (1984). Experiential learning: experience as the source of learning and development. Englewood Cliffs, NJ: Prentice Hall.
- Reid, B. (1993). “But we’re doing it already”: exploring a response to the concept of reflective practice in order to improve its facilitation. Nurse Education Today. 13, pp. 305-309.
- Wong, F.K., Kember, D., Chung, L.Y., Yan, L. (1995). Assessing the level of student reflection from reflective journals. Journal of Advanced Nursing, 22(1), 48-57.
- Zull, J.E. (2002). The Art of Changing the Brain: Enriching the Practice of Teaching by Exploring the Biology of Learning. Sterling, VA: Stylus Publishing.