Reflection on Learning Essay

 

Week 8 Assignment: Reflection on Learning Essay

Submit Assignment

  • Due Saturday by 11:59pm
  • Points 100
  • Submitting a file upload

Required Resources
Read/review the following resources for this activity:

  • Textbook: all chapters
  • Lesson: all weeks
  • Feedback from peers and instructor

Instructions
Complete the following as either a written essay or video reflection. If video is chosen, you should include all these same requirements.

  • Reflect on your learning experiences over these 8 weeks. Choose a word, phrase, or quote that you would use to describe it overall and explain why you chose it and what this experience has added to your life.
  • Select and describe 3 of your most significant learning and how you will apply what you learned from each to your personal worldview or professional practice.
  • Describe 3 challenges you had to overcome during these weeks and what you learned in overcoming them that can be applied in your professional practice.
  • How has this course impacted your life, thinking, or spirituality? Which origin of religion theory or theories do you believe to be the description of your own views on religion? Explain your answer including an example.

Cite sources if used.

Writing Requirements (APA format)

  • Length: 500-1000 words (not including title page or references page)
  • 1-inch margins
  • Double spaced
  • 12-point Times New Roman font
  • Title page
  • References page (as needed)

Video Requirements

  • Length: 5-10 minutes
  • Cover all the same points as the essay.
  • Include any reference sources by citing them in the video or attaching as a separate file.

Grading
This activity will be graded based on the W8 Assignment Grading Rubric.

Course Outcomes (CO): 1, 3, 4

Due Date: By 11:59 p.m. MT on Saturday

Rubric

W8 Assignment Grading Rubric – 100 ptsW8 Assignment Grading Rubric – 100 ptsCriteriaRatingsPtsThis criterion is linked to a Learning OutcomeContent20 ptsAddresses all required elements of the assignment as per instructions.17 ptsAddresses most required elements of the assignment as per instructions.15 ptsAddresses some required elements of the assignment as per instructions.11 ptsAddresses few required elements of the assignment as per instructions.0 ptsNo effort20 pts
This criterion is linked to a Learning OutcomeAnalysis40 ptsThroughout the whole work, the submission shows evidence of original & critical thinking; research; use of detailed and persuasive examples.34 ptsThroughout most of the work, the submission shows evidence of original & critical thinking; research; claims that are supported with detailed and persuasive examples.30 ptsThe submission shows critical thinking but not original conclusion; research; some examples.22 ptsThe submission shows little depth of critical or original thought; minimal research; no examples or examples that do not support the claims made.0 ptsNo effort40 pts
This criterion is linked to a Learning OutcomeOrganization10 ptsAssignment is well organized and includes all of the following: an introduction that states what the paper will produce; headings; logical movement from one point to the next with good transitions; central idea that is developed and expanded; and a conclusion that summarizes submission goal and learning.8.5 ptsAssignment is organized overall and includes several of the following: introduction; headings; orderly movement from point to point; central idea that is obvious and developed with a minimum of non-related material; and a conclusion that summarizes submission goal and learning.7.5 ptsAssignment has several of the following organizational issues: uneven flow, lack of cohesion, no introduction or headings, content jumps from one point to another randomly without orderly transitions, central idea that is stated, but not developed; a conclusion that is not noted or does not refer to or support the purpose of the paper .5.5 ptsAssignment lacks organization including several of the following: no use of introduction and headings; difficulty staying on track because of too much irrelevant material; central themes that are difficult to identify; no conclusion or one that does not support the paper.0 ptsNo effort10 pts
This criterion is linked to a Learning OutcomeWriting20 ptsThe writing is free of errors in usage (correct word usage, tense, form etc.) and mechanics (spelling, punctuation, quotation, structure – complete sentences, etc.) that would detract from a clear reading of the paper.17 ptsThe writing contains a few errors in usage and mechanics but the errors do not detract from a clear reading of the text.15 ptsThe writing contains some errors in usage and mechanics that need to be addressed for a clearer reading of the paper.11 ptsThe writing contains several errors in usage and mechanics that impede a clear reading of the paper.0 ptsNo effort20 pts
This criterion is linked to a Learning OutcomeAPA Format10 ptsThroughout the whole work, in-text references are consistently formatted using APA style, including page or paragraph; reference page includes complete bibliographic information for all required sources using APA style; format (margins, spacing font size) adheres to APA style.8.5 ptsThroughout most of the work, in-text references are consistently formatted using APA style, including page or paragraph; reference page includes complete bibliographic information for all required sources using APA style; format (margins, spacing font size) adheres to APA style.7.5 ptsThroughout some of the work, in-text references are consistently formatted using APA style, including page or paragraph; reference page includes complete bibliographic information for all required sources using APA style; format (margins, spacing font size) adheres to APA style.5.5 ptsThroughout the work, in-text references are seldom or never formatted using APA style, including page or paragraph; reference page includes incomplete bibliographic information for required sources using APA style; format (margins, spacing font size) is erratic and does not adhere to APA style.0 ptsNo effort10 pts
Total Points: 100PreviousNext
 

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