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Attempted analysis, or psychoanalysis, of oneself.
Synonym(s): self-analysis
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n. pl. self-analy·ses (-sēz′)
An independent methodical attempt to study and comprehend one's own personality, emotions, and behavior.

self′-an′a·lyt′i·cal (-ăn′ə-lĭt′ĭ-kəl), self′-an′a·lyt′ic (-ĭk) adj.
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As should be obvious, the role of the teacher is to help the students sharpen their skills in self-analysis. This is not easy, but it pays rewards as students become more self-reliant and less dependent on teacher (or peer) feedback.
By instructing students to compose a self-analysis essay drawing from material learned in class, instructors hoped to be able to address the personal dimension of relevance at a deeper level in their pursuit of effective teaching methods for psychology classes while additionally allowing for the opportunity for students to engage in a variety of thinking skills through their writing experience, which was the personalized content of their essays.
It helps participating organisations gain experience through self-analysis and align their management techniques with world-class practices while benefiting from other participants' experiences in institutional performance.
That self-analysis is an important part of the process so I knew exactly what I needed to work on and didn't have to come in and get told by the coaches.
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After this self-analysis, the administration and staff together must create a transformation plan and set realistic school goals to improve their student learning effort, then embark on a series of activities that are described here.
I am a big believer in an annual self-analysis to put your arms around where you and your competition stand.
This four-semester study examines the impact of reflective practice on the self-analysis of dispositions in beginning pre-service teachers.
And companies that take responsibility for their own business practices and follow clear ethical guidelines should be given incentives for maintaining this kind of ongoing self-analysis. Companies committed to continuous improvement through self-analysis can be a valuable tool for regulators as they seek efficient ways to assure that all consumers receive appropriate protections.
He describes an early case failure and what he learned, the insights of an analyst, an assessment of whether self-analysis is possible, and reflections on transference, the unconscious, and the limits of the analytic dyad.