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UCQ uses the Gibbs Model.


In this section, you should give a detailed description of what happened in the event or situation you are reflecting on.

  • Explain what you are reflecting on.
  • Describe what happened and who was involved.
  • Keep focused on this situation. 

Useful Phrases

The incident happened (occurred / took place) while I was…

The most interesting (surprising / important) thing I saw (heard / felt / realized / learned) this week was…

An important theory that I heard (read) about this week is…