Reflection Paper Assignments

The purpose of writing these papers is to help you identify, recognize and think about group communication. By writing down your insights you will also have a record upon which to refer later should you complete need to complete the Communication capstone.

For Reflection papers 1, 2, 3, & 4 assess your group in any one of the areas below. Begin each paper by clearly stating which question you will be addressing. Clarify your ideas and observations with examples from small groups you have observed. The more specific your examples the better. Each paper must include at least one cited reference supporting or explaining your insights.

These papers should be typed, double-spaced and adhere to the conventions of appropriate content, organization, style, and mechanics as identified by the "Writing Checklist" available from your instructor. Papers will be graded based on the accuracy of the information provided, how well the concepts are supported through explanation and examples, the depth of small group understanding demonstrated, and the professionalism exhibited through proper organization, spelling, grammar and punctuation. A well informed paper will include resources such as your textbook or other credible sources and cite them properly in a bibliography.

Papers should be submit in via e-mail as Word attachments although hard copy is acceptable. All assignments are due by 11:59 p.m. of the date indicated in the course schedule.

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Last modified: March 26, 2007