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Title: Introducing reflective practice to first year forensic science students
Authors: Sturrock, Keith R.
Wightman, Graham
Affiliation: University of Abertay Dundee. School of Contemporary Sciences
Keywords: Research
Teaching
Forensic sciences
Issue Date: 2009
Publisher: University of Abertay Dundee
Type: Conference Poster
Refereed: peer-reviewed
Rights: (c)Keith Sturrock, Graham Wightman
Citation: Sturrock, K. and Wightman, G. 2009. Introducing reflective practice to first year forensic science students. 6th annual Enhancement Themes Conference, Edinburgh Conference Centre, Heriot-Watt University, 5-6 March 2009
Abstract: One problem with implementing any change is whether to roll out the new approach or whether to go for a 'big bang' and implement it across all years simultaneously. On the Forensic science programme at Abertay it was decided to try and introduce PDP across all stages simultaneously. However, it has quickly become apparent during semester 1 that students on later stages have not been sufficiently prepared for reflection on their studies, and their engagement with PDP has been poorer than anticipated. This therefore emphasised the need to introduce the necessary skills in the first semester for the stage 1 students, and there was an opportunity to adapt a semester 2 module to reinforce these skills.
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/10373/955
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