Do you use debriefing in your unit? How have you used it? Have you found it to be a successful strategy?
There are various claims about the effectiveness of debriefing for achieving a variety of learning outcomes. In Learning through Participation (LTP), where students undertake some kind of industry internship or project work with a community organisation (such as through the PACE program), debriefing has been credited with fostering better knowledge acquisition and retention, skill improvements, heightened perceptions of self-competence, and attitudinal changes among other benefits (e.g. Chronister & Brown, 2012).
Isn’t debriefing and reflection the same thing? What’s the difference?