How does the Gibbs model of reflection compare with the Atkins and Murphy model in the article and which would you prefer to use and why?
Take personal notes in your own words from the article and answer the questions below;
• What is reflection/reflective practice?
• What critical thought processes underpin reflection?
• What is the difference between reflection in action and reflection on action?
• How does the Gibbs model of reflection compare with the Atkins and Murphy model in the article and which would you prefer to use and why?
Write up in full sentences totalling 300 -400 words and submit in your portfolio as task 1.
This article is available in the Sources for Portfolio Tasks tab
TASK 2 – Evidence-based approach to global health promotion
An evidence-based approach to nursing is now the norm but this approach is relatively new in health promotion especially in relation to fighting the greatest global determinant of health – poverty.
a) Access the link below and listen to the video/audio clip of a talk lasting nearly 17 minutes. The talk is on fighting poverty in developing countries and the speaker focuses on whether interventions work and whether or not they are worth funding.
Ted Talks (2010) Esther Duflo: Social Experiments to fight poverty. Available at
The speaker Esther Duflo has a strong French accent but on the right hand side of the video screen you can access an interactive transcript of her talk, choosing either English or Chinese.
b) Take personal notes as you listen to the talk and compose a 200 word summary in your own words on the three evidence-based areas identified as successful.
c) Submit this 200 word summary for your portfolio accompanied by 100 words of reflection which focus on your feelings about the messages in the talk, noting anything which surprised you.