Process Reflection

 Creative Commons licensed image posted at Flickr by Let Ideas Compete


Creative Commons licensed image posted at Flickr by Let Ideas Compete

Activity

  1. Spend 5-10 minutes jotting down your process for composing this project (use the questions below to guide you, but don’t limit yourself to these questions):
    • What kinds of brainstorming activities did you do?
    • Did you participate in peer review(s)?
    • Did you conference with your professor?
    • How much prewriting did you do?
    • How many trips to the library?
    • How many days/nights/hours researching your topic?
    • How much time spent on reading and annotating?
    • Did you compose multiple drafts?
    • Where were you typically when you researched and drafted your project?
    • In what environment did you compose your work (e.g., Word doc; Google doc)?
  2. Now, spend 5-10 minutes reflecting on your process:
    • What aspects of your process for researching and composing your project worked best?
    • Are there steps you wish you had spent more time on? If so, why?
    • Describe one weakness in your research/writing process and how you will improve it next time.
    • How organized were you? What strategies for organization will you repeat? How might you better organize your process for researching/composing next time?
  3. Share-out: Copy/paste or upload your reflection to the comments thread.