The goal of this reflection is to critically engage with your own writing process. Remember, these serve as opportunities to react to the work you’ve just completed in order to be more aware of your strengths and weaknesses. Each assignment asks for different approaches and rhetorical tools for you to analyze. In turn, each self-reflection should refer specifically to the work at hand. Specificity is key, as these responses will prove very useful to you at the end of the term (many students use portions of their self-reflections as the basis for their end of term Reflective Essay).
1. Describe your revision process. What were some key moments that helped you understand what needed to be revised and why? Were there specific peer reviews or drafts that were influential? What ways did the sample student reports help you with your own work? Make a list of this information. If you could do the assignment over again (knowing what you know now), how would you have gone about the process differently? Why? Maybe you wouldn't change anything? Why?
2. Look to the Writing Program’s 11 Student Learning Goals (on page 2 of the syllabus). Which ones do you think you worked on through the process of this assignment? Which ones were you able to successfully engage? You can list the goals and give a short description. Aim to be as specific as you can here with these connections.
3. Discuss the challenges you faced during the process of this assignment--from topic selection all the way to final draft. Which challenges were you able to overcome? How did you do it? Where did you falter a bit or come up short of your expectations/potential? Explain.
4. What paragraph in your report holds the strongest source analysis/interpretation? What makes this successful? Explain.
5. What did you learn about the content of your project that you didn't know before? If you didn't learn anything new, why is that? Explain.
6. What did you learn about yourself as a writer? In addition, what did you learn about writing and researching? How might you use this new knowledge to assist you in future projects for AWD? If you didn't learn anything new, why is that? Explain.
7. Using the criteria in the assignment prompt, where do you think your report was most successful? Least successful? What grade would you give your report (actually, give yourself a letter grade)? Why? Explain.
8. Additional comments that don't necessarily fit in with the questions above (but you want to document the issue/problem/finding/etc. now so you can potentially use it for your end of term reflection/portfolio).
|Due By (Pacific Time)
||11/09/2015 04:00 pm