Reaction papers. Throughout the class, certain subjects/techniques/ideas will likely pique your interest. You may strong feelings or questions about a topic, regarding its applicability in the counseling setting or how you feel that it may apply to you. When this happens, I would encourage you to write a 3 page (minimum), double spaced reaction paper on the topic, which you will then send to me. It will not be shared with any of your peers, and will remain confidential. You will be required to write four of these papers during the semester, and the due dates for each of these will be outlined in the syllabus below, though you are ALWAYS welcome to turn them in early! These papers do not need to be formally written- instead, I want your gut reaction or thoughts to something that you have been reading/learning about from the class.
Be sure to follow the following guidelines for written work:
1) In the unlikely event that your paper is missing or has been accidentally lost or destroyed, make sure that you have a hard copy of the paper AND a backup disk in addition to the copy that you turn in. This is your record of having completed the assignment and will be used to replace the missing copy.
2) All written work must be typed and double spaced, with 1 inch margins and 12 pt Times New Roman font
Topic chosen: Epigenetics Epigenetics is the study of how the interaction of the environment and genetic makeup can influence physical expression of traits and behaviors. There have been many fascinating studies regarding epigenetics and mice. I wanted to share some with you.