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Learning journals : a handbook for academics, students and professional development
Moon, Jenny.
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Publication Information:
London : Kogan Page, [1999]

Physical Description:
viii, 145 pages ; 24 cm
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LB1576 .M66 1999 Adult Non-Fiction Central Closed Stacks

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Fully updated with important new theory and practical material, this second edition of Learning Journalsoffers guidance on keeping and using journals and gives step-by-step advice on integrating journal writing on taught courses, in training and professional development and in supporting personal development planning (PDP) activities. Key topics covered include:

the nature of learning journals and how we learn from them the broad range of uses of learning journals, including portfolios and personal and professional development the depth and quality of reflection in learning journals the assessment of learning journals and reflective writing the use of narrative and story-telling techniques in journals.

With useful exercises and activities that enhance learning journal work in a structured manner, Learning Journalsis invaluable reading for teachers and students in higher education, for all professionals, particularly those working in the health services and business and training and for all those who want to learn more about keeping a fulfilling personal journal.

Author Notes

Jennifer A. Moon researches learning in the Centre for Excellence in Media Practice, Bournemouth University, and an Independent Consultant.

Table of Contents

Background and introductions to learning journals
learning from learning journals
the uses of learning journals
journals in teaching and learning in HE
journals in professional education and development
learning journals and personal development
starting to write a learning journal
assessing journals and other reflective writing
examples of journals
activities to enhance learning from journals