self-awareness, you are highly encouraged to 1) relate your personal and/or
professional experiences to the readings, 2) reflect on your emotions and opinions upon
the readings, and 3) examine how the readings may have challenged or changed your
own values, assumptions, and biases. Your writing will be judged based on level of
openness, NOT right or wrong of your ideas.
To demonstrate critical thinking, you could 1) provide sound reasoning to why you agree
or disagree with the concepts or opinions in the readings, 2) present relevant knowledge
or information beyond the readings, 3) point out controversies around certain topics, etc. half page, single space.