Improving the quality of academic reflective writing in Nursing: a comparison of three different interventions

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Bowman, MC; Addyman, B;
(2014)
  • Publisher: Association for Learning Development in Higher Education (ALDinHE)

Students are rarely explicitly taught how to develop their writing within a subject discipline, as there is usually a focus on teaching content. However, academic writing, and in particular Academic Reflective Writing (ARW), is very challenging for most students. In thi... View more
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