Kolb's theory

His cycle

Kolb's theory cycle

  1. Concrete Experience - having/ taking part in an experience- learning experience.

  2. Reflective observation - Being able to explain and evaluate the experience.

  3. Abstract conceptualisation - Being able to bring the experience to a conclusion.

  4. Active experimentation - Being able to put what you have learnt into action and trying it.

How does it aid in personal reflection?

This theory aids in personal reflection because it allows you to assess every action you take in the process. This enables you to understand your strengths and weaknesses so you can achieve further and perfect your mistakes.