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2009 04 07 4 Critical Writing Reyty

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2009 04 07 4 Critical Writing Reyty

  1. 1. Critical- Reflection Writing Rey Ty
  2. 2. I. Participation in Activities <ul><ul><li>Engage in Active Listening </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Identify problem, focus, themes, objectives </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Participate in activities </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Take notes </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Interact </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Resource person as coach, not just a lecturer </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Writing is a process, not a product </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Remember to have the title, your name, and date on top of the first page of each written work you submit </li></ul></ul>
  3. 3. II. Functions of Writing <ul><ul><li>Conceptual : Remember important concepts </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Meta-Cognitive : reflect on your thinking process </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Procedural : record how things are done </li></ul></ul>
  4. 4. III. Bad Writing: Simply Informative <ul><ul><li>Chronological writing : “At 9 AM..., at 12 noon…, at 1 PM…, and at 5 PM…” </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Detailed summary : “The author said…, and said…, and said…” </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Data Dump writing : “Azeri identified five elements of… Bandura examined twelve factors… Xander analyzed all variables… Zanzibar enumerated six criteria…” </li></ul></ul>
  5. 5. IV. Good Writing: Critical <ul><ul><li>Cognitive Dissonance : reflect on paradox; “Mindanao has abundant natural resources. But why do the minorities have no access to economic wealth?” </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Dialogic : explore different points of view regarding a topic </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Active Problem Solving : not just talk or theorize, but seek concrete solutions and take small steps to confront challenges and change the situation for the better </li></ul></ul>
  6. 6. V. Assignments <ul><ul><li>Each Participant </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Submit your In-Class 5-Minute Writing Exercise, including reflection on volunteer community work </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Submit to your online folders right after class when on campus </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>When out of town, submit all piled up assignments before the following day’s session begins </li></ul></ul></ul>
  7. 7. B. Leaders of the Day <ul><ul><ul><li>Submit online your integrated interfaith invocation </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Submit online your summary of and reflection on previous day’s session </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Submit online your Energizer or Ice Breaker: (1) title, (2) objectives and (3) procedures </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Submit online lyrics, titles, composers, etc. of the unity or harmony songs you use </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>AM and PM Preview </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Introduce Resource Person and Topic </li></ul></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Announce Break Time and Resumption of Session </li></ul></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><li>5-Minute Summary and Reflection Paper after the session ends AM & PM </li></ul></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><li>One-hour computer lab time after PM class to submit written work online </li></ul></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Announce trips, programs, meeting time, etc. </li></ul></ul></ul></ul>
  8. 8. VI. Traditional But Critical Writing <ul><ul><li>Types </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Pre-Test, Midterm Reflection, and Final Reflection </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Daily Reflections and Journal </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Deduction: Thesis-Led Essay </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Induction: Thesis-Seeking Essay </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Debate </li></ul></ul></ul>
  9. 9. B. Tips <ul><ul><ul><li>Provide the following </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Identifying Data on top of the first page: Your Name, Your Title, Resource Person, Topic, Date </li></ul></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Themes </li></ul></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Summary </li></ul></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Your Opinions </li></ul></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>If You Disagree, then offer an alternative Link discussions to and share your experience </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Suggest small steps </li></ul></ul></ul>
  10. 10. VII. Creative Writing <ul><ul><li>Slogans </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Poem </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Drawing </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Group Mural </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Short stories </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Theatrical skit </li></ul></ul>
  11. 11. VIII. Reflection Paper <ul><ul><li>Identifying Data: Title, Resource Persons, & Your Name on Top </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Themes </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Summary </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Give your Opinions </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>If You Disagree, offer an alternative </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Share your experience </li></ul></ul>
  12. 12. IX. Saving Your Files for Easy Reference & Retrieval <ul><li>2009-04-10-AM-Ty-Rey </li></ul><ul><li>2009-04-10-PM1-Ty-Rey </li></ul><ul><li>2009-04-10-PM2-Night-Ty-Rey </li></ul><ul><li>2009-04-11-AM-Poem-Ty-Rey </li></ul><ul><li>2009-04-11-PM-Slogan-Ty-Rey </li></ul><ul><li>2009-04-11-AM-Invocation </li></ul><ul><li>2009-04-13-AM-Summary-Abubacar-Santos-Xanadu </li></ul><ul><li>2009-04-14-AMPM-Summary-Dalisay-Jerez-Manobo </li></ul><ul><li>2009-04-15-AM-Energizer-Abbas-Cantos-Kandil </li></ul><ul><li>2009-04-15-PM-UnitySong-TrueColor-Davide-Gandal </li></ul>
  13. 13. Sample Daily Journal <ul><li>Realities : Social Disequilibrium </li></ul><ul><li>Personal Transformation & Empowerment : Learning New Knowledge, Skills & Values </li></ul><ul><li>Organizational Results : What Will You Do </li></ul><ul><li>Social Impact : Creating New Realities & Social Chang </li></ul>
  14. 14. Critical- Reflection Writing Rey Ty

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