Finding information for your reflective journal
This guide will help you find relevant resources to support your reflective journal.
Remember to read all the information on your course website related to your assessment to understand exactly what you need to do.
First, you need to understand what reflective writing is. Check out these resources for help:
Tip: Even though these resources use examples from different contexts, use them to get a feel for the writing style and depth of reflection.
Each of your reflections will require you supporting evidence using scholarly literature.
To find out more about what makes something scholarly (academic) watch:
Before you start searching for scholarly resources, plan how you are going to approach each search. Do this by:
1. Identifying key concepts within your topic or question
2. Using a mind map or table to brainstorm concepts and ideas
The concepts you think of will form your search strategies.
To build a search strategy, you need to connect your concepts. Check out the video and guide below to learn how to do this:
Here is an example using the Library Catalogue:
For more help searching watch:
Need help referencing? Follow the roadmap!
The Referencing Roadmap (Harvard) shows you how to reference using the Harvard-UniSA style.