Reflective Writing to Improve Student Learning

Sue Anderson, Presenter (Niobrara Room)
Often employed as a self assessment tool, reflective writing asks the student writer to engage in careful thought and serious consideration of past events and to make connections between those observations and his/her current understanding and future directions for learning. This session will answer important questions about reflective writing including: When is reflective writing appropriate? How do we teach students to write reflectively? How should I evaluate the quality of my students’ reflective writing?