The Secret History of 9/11 (documentary, reflective)

The Secret History of 9/11 was a documentary that chronicled the events leading up to the terrorist attacks on 9/11 and what actually happened on that fated day.  I viewed the comprehensive film and was intrigued about several of the facts discussed in the movie.  After viewing the reflecting the informational film, I thought that … Read more

Theater in our Daily Lives (reflection on course)

My understanding and appreciation of theater has significantly expanded since the beginning of the course. Because I had limited experience and exposure to theater before this class, most of what I know about theater now came from these lectures and readings. I have seen more, now than ever before, that the clothes we wear and … Read more

Reflection on identity (Stuart Hall, Cultural Identity and Diaspora)

Stuart Hall writes, “We all write and speak from a particular place and time, from a history and a culture which is specific. What we say is always ‘in context,’ positioned.” (222) As a Marxist, Hall challenges how cultural identities are positioned on race, class, and gender identity. In his essay “Cultural Identity and Diaspora,” … Read more

Self reflection in teaching (reflective)

“By three methods we may learn wisdom: First, by reflection, which is noblest; Second, by imitation, which is easiest; and third by experience, which is the bitterest.” – Confucius It is easy for teachers to spend so much time and energy focused on their students’ progress that they forget to consider their own performance. Self reflection can … Read more

Develop skills in time management and focus on prioritising patients

The intended outcome of this assignment, which has been identified from my episode of care (See appendix 1) is to help me develop skills in time management and focus on prioritising patients. Both of which will be useful in my first position as a registered nurse. This assignment will give me the opportunity to gain … Read more