Reflective Reading Journal Paper

Review your Reflective Reading Journal, as well as other literature from the course.

Your goal is to analyze, explain, and build a personal action plan.  Please write a 5-page paper outlining improved awareness and self-development, what can be concluded from the experience, and ultimately build a personal action plan that outlines how you plan to continue building upon your research and academic writing skills.

  • APA 7th edition format
  • Title page
  • Introduction
  • 5 page paper (not including the title page or reference page)
  • Conclusion
  • Reference page
  • A minimum of 5 citations using your reflective reading journal,  peer-reviewed, scholarly references, or course books. These references must be clearly cited within the body of your paper using APA 7th edition.


Reflective Reading Journal – is comprised of selected quotes from assigned readings, and corresponding: Comments, Questions, Aha Moments (double-entry style journal – see Canvas for sample journal).  Each journal entry is due on or before the designated due date and as a rule of thumb a minimum of one journaled page PER assigned reading chapter.  Full or excepted quotes must be cited per APA:  (Author (s), publication date, page number) following each quote – in quotation marks.

Please date the start of each assigned entry with the due date (sample journal below to utilize and assist with format – notice the references listed at the bottom of the journal).

In terms of this assigned reading – pages 1- 69 from the Goodson text  there are 3 chapters equating for a minimum of 3 pages journaled (1 page per chapter).

Goodson, P. (2017). Becoming an academic writer

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