Teaching students a process of reflection: A model for increasing practice-based learning outcomes during cooperative education

written by admin on May 8, 2015 in Internships with no comments Hayward, L Blackmer, B Raelin, J (2007). Teaching students a process of reflection: A model for increasing practice-based learning outcomes during cooperative education. Journal of Cooperative Education and Internships, 41 , 35-47.

Using an experimental design, the study examines the impact of teaching physical therapy students a specific reflection model (i.e., Model of Effective Practice) as a tool for deepening student reflection during a cooperative education experience.  Students in the test group demonstrated significant benefits, indicating the importance and value of teaching internship students skills of reflection prior to the experience.