Reflection Guidelines

 

 

Your portfolio should include a final statement synthesizing and reflecting on what was learned throughout the program.  Create a short document articulating a considered response to project activities that are included in your portfolio.  After working hard on something, you learn more if you stop and think about what you did.  It is a way to consolidate your gains.  Reflection helps you integrate your recent activities with your less recent experiences.  It also helps you integrate your experiential learning with course content gleaned from readings, lectures and other sources.   Writing down a reflection provides you with a record of what you learned--you can go back and review it years later when you need inspiration.

 

Your reflection paper should address all of the following:

Things you should NOT do in your reflection include: