Reflection on Group process
“The aim is for group process is for increasing knowledge and understanding about whatever is being studied.” (Cunningham, Marilynn, 1996, p.2). “Groups develop a number of dynamic processes that separate them from a random collection on individual. These processes include norms, roles, relations, development, need to belong, social influence, and effects on behaviour.” (Greenwood, Sallie, 2011. P.n.d). In this essay will discuss the things about myself being in the group, the responding to different ideas and opinions being presented in the group, my ideas challenged, understanding of group process and an awareness and way of being in the group impacted on the group process. Awareness of how I will continue to develop self-awareness for my professional practice and the strengths i will bring to nursing practice.
Students are to collect information, their findings and deliver a formal performance to the group. In the reflection process, self-awareness always awakes me in the group or assists me in the group. According to Jennifer (2011):
Awareness is the first step in the creation process. As you grow in self-awareness, you will better understand why you feel what you feel and why you behave as you behave. That understanding then gives you the opportunity and freedom to change those things you’d like to change about yourself and create the life you want. Without fully knowing who you are, self-acceptance and change become impossible”. (Jennifer, 25th may, 2011)
In the beginning of this semester our tutors distribute the intact student onto groups that was the tutorial group where the small group of student meets each other every three days per week and our group was called group A. The very first day of our tutorial class our tutor told us to know each other, make friends and share your feeling about of your first day in this group. It is very important to know each other because we going to work together until end of this...