The CIA of self-observation


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There are dozens of sources extolling the virtues of self-reflection and self-observation, but this article in the EFL Magazine sums up the outcomes in the most memorable and pithy way: “If someone asked me why they should record their lessons and engage in more systematic forms of SO, I would reply “CIA.” Read on to find out what the abbreviation really means, what other mnemonic acronyms the author uses, and, most importantly, how much he has learned from the process.



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