International Journal of Science and Research (IJSR)

International Journal of Science and Research (IJSR)
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Research Paper | Linguistics | India | Volume 13 Issue 3, March 2024 | Rating: 5.4 / 10

Reflective Journal Writing as an Effective Tool to Promote Experiential Learning and Critical Thinking in Students of Higher Education

Dr. P. Bharathi [3] | S. Padmavathi [2]

Abstract: Purpose: The researchers planned to study the application of Kolb?s theory of experiential learning which students of post - graduation course in English literature, learn as a part of their syllabus in Linguistics paper. Methodology: In the present study, a sample of 20 students is taken. After they learn Kolb?s theory and complete the questionnaire designed by Kolb, students are asked to reflect on their journey from undergraduate to postgraduate course and how the study of literature has impacted their life. Findings: This study indicates that RJW has a huge potential as a practical approach to enhance students? learning experience in general, and in particular, provide opportunities to link experiential learning to literature and life. Originality: This paper is result of the action research conducted in the classroom by the researcher. Analysis of samples of the reflective journals written by the students form the basis of the findings.

Keywords: Reflective Journal, Experiential Learning, Critical thinking skills

Edition: Volume 13 Issue 3, March 2024,

Pages: 1185 - 1190

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