The Importance of Self-Reflection Assignments Between Essays

In her recent article from Faculty Focus, Julia Colella makes the case for including self-reflection assignments in writing oriented courses. These reflection opportunities in her course provide students the chance to pause and consider what worked and what didn’t and what kinds of changes they will make in producing their next formal writing assignment. Colella notes that these assignments encourage her students to review her feedback carefully and can also give them some confidence as they move towards their next assignments. To learn more about the questions that Colella asks her students, visit the full article.