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:
Topic: IDD and forced sterilizations
DO NOT MAKE THIS A RESEARCH PAPER. THIS IS A REACTION PAPER
A reaction paper is an academic assignment that requires students to explain their thoughts and feelings about a particular topic. It is not a simple summary of the text or film youâ€™re assigned to, nor is it a research paper.Instead, it is an opportunity for you to express your opinion and identify with the object regarding your life experiences. When crafting a good reaction piece, you should aim to clarify what you think, agree or disagree with, and how you would identify with the object regarding your life experiences