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Writing the Reflection

Writing the Reflective Essay
The reflective essay is the major component of your ePortfolio. It is your opportunity to describe and document your growth as a student during your time at UMD. View this reflective essay as writing an essay to the formative assessment reviewer, and the subject of your essay is your portfolio. Your purpose in writing to the reviewer is to guide him/her in reading your portfolio and to describe your development over a period of time.

Questions to guide your writing: