Essay on Sample Reflection Assignments

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SAMPLE Reflective Writing Assignments:

COURSE: Going Local: Service-Learning to Link Entrepreneurship, Policy and Science (ASCI 297 and CDAE/NFS/PPS 195/295)

INSTRUCTOR: Richard Schramm

Written assignments are of two types: Reflections and Project Reports.

Reflections: An essential element for student learning in service-learning courses is written and oral reflections on the field study experience, as well as on other elements of the course. To have an experience isn’t enough to ensure learning; you need to intentionally and thoughtfully reflect upon the experience and what you learned from it to ensure that learning occurs. As T.S. Eliot once wrote (The Four Quartets, New York: Harcourt Brace, 1943, p. 24), you can “have the
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4. Current literature sources utilized (primary and secondary)
5. Writing style is fluent with evidence of individuality and clarity.
6. Overall presentation of paper is neat and well organized with few minor errors in syntax, spelling, etc. (i.e. Proper English language usage), and follows APA format.

‘C’ Level
1. Introduction gives reader direction.
2. Summary/conclusion is clear and concise. Fundamental issues described but limited originality of arguments and few critical judgments.
3. Limited literature sources are utilized (current and/or classic).
4. Writing style is fluent and some evidence of individuality and clarity.
5. Overall presentation of paper is neat and minor errors in syntax, spelling, etc. (i.e. proper English language usage), and follows APA format.
COURSE: Adv. Development Sem.: Communities and Human Development (PSY 366)
FACULTY: Lynne Bond

Final Writing Assignment: At the end of the semester, you will be assigned a final writing assignment. The purpose of that assignment will be to help you integrate the reading, writing, discussion, and data gathering, analysis and interpretation we have done during the semester. The exact format of that assignment will be shaped, in part, by the development of our community-based project. As we progress throughout the semester, we will work together to develop more explicit guidelines for this project.

COURSE: Community Psychology (PSY 295)
FACULTY: Lynne Bond

Analytical/Critical

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