Identify one of the topics from Reading Logs 1-5 and do further research on the topic.
Reflect on challenges/problems in your own practice, tying those to the readings in both the professional literature (journals/periodicals) and the textbook(s).
Write a Reflection/ Issue Paper.
Assignment Expectations and Grading Criteria
In your Reflection/Issue Paper:
Identify and explain your challenges/problems related to one of the topics from the Reading Logs 1-5.
Select two *peer-reviewed journal articles related to the topic. (See Recommended Peer-Reviewed Journals, also found in “Tips for Success” in the Start Here-Course Orientation Module)
Provide a title related to your content.
Introduce your issue
Develop your issue (See content below)
Provide conclusion (What is your main take-away from the literature, and how will you use this information in the future to address the issue?)
Discuss the content of the articles
Connect the content to your challenges/problems
Connect to the information in your textbook(s).
Formatting of your Paper:
4-5 Pages (This does not count cover pager and references)
Double Spaced, 12 pt Font (Times New Roman or Arial recommended), 1 in. margins
APA format guidelines to be followed for citations and references. No abstract required for this type of paper.
Avoid direct quotations; Use paraphrased key ideas/findings from the research to support your ideas.
Note: Papers will be checked with Turnitin for originality.
Minimum of two *peer-reviewed journal articles required.
*Peer-reviewed journal articles can be located through your university library website in platforms such as Galileo. Newspaper articles, blogs, websites, and teacher-idea magazines are not acceptable sources for this paper.
Prior to submission:
Proofread for correct spelling, punctuation, grammar and usage.
Self-assess with the Reflection Rubric to insure that all components are addressed completely.