Seattle University Interpersonal Communication Reflection Paper
Reflective Journals (50 pts ): You will be required to write a total of three 2-3 page journal entry (double-spaced), in which you describe and reflect on an interpersonal communication concept discussed in class. The contents of this journal will remain confidential with the instructor, so please work to create genuine observations and comments in these journals. Each entry will be worth 50 points.
What is the most significant intersection of your identity?
–Explain why it outweighs your other identities and how it contributes and affects your communication style.
Criteria Ratings Pts
This criterion is linked to a Learning OutcomeContent Reflection – Depth Analysis-facts are consistently linked to thesis with highly effective explanations
-contains examples of critical thinking
-complex understanding of topic demonstrated
-excellent coverage/diversity of topics from the units we covered in class
This criterion is linked to a Learning OutcomeWriting Quality-very clearly highlights main points to follow (without providing details)
-very smooth flow between sentences
-thesis is clear, concise, highly significant & relates to entire essay
-highly effective topic & concluding sentences (consistent, clear links to thesis) and paragraph structure
-very well organized & smooth transition from one idea to the next
-a highly effective/impactful clinch is used
-clear summary of main points presented (with no new data added)
-smooth flow of summary points
This criterion is linked to a Learning OutcomeStyle – Syntax and Mechanics-correct spelling, grammar and sentence structure used effectively almost all of the time
Unsatisfactory – Beginning
Total Points: 50.0