Unit 5 Journal

Journals are used to keep track of thoughts, ideas, and occurrences. In this course, you will be keeping track of your thoughts about certain topics presented. You are to post to the Journal in your own words about your own thoughts on the topic. Your textbox posting is private and will only be shared with your instructor.

Topic: Reflection on Learning

Watch the video from Evan Thomas, former editor at large for Newsweek or read the video transcript.


  • Respond to the journal prompt using analysis and critical thinking in no fewer than 300 words using conventional English.
  • Reflect on your writing skills and confidence five weeks ago and consider the progress you have made. Specifically, what new skills have you added to your writer’s repertoire that will help carry you through your graduate program?
  • What points does Thomas address that are consistent with challenges you face as a writer?