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Words and phrases to avoid in group work reflection

 

  • "everyone worked really hard"
  • "discussed our plan thoroughly"
  • "were in constant contact" and its variations
  • "met regularly"
  • "different perspectives and ideas"
  • "open-minded"
  • "groupthink"
  • "workload was evenly divided"
  • "achieved our goals"
  • "everyone played an integral role"
  • "everyone had a voice"
  • "we worked really well together"
  • "actively listened"
  • "worked effectively as a group"
  • "I feel we did a good job of..."
  • "We put a lot of time into this project"
  • "I feel we deserve..."

 Adopted from Light, T., Chen, H., & Ittelson, J. (2012). Documenting learning with ePortfolios: a guide for college instructors. San Fran., CA: Jossey-Bass.

DRAFT: This module has unpublished changes.

Words and phrases to avoid individual task reflection

 

  • "very productive and effective"
  • "insightful"
  • "interesting"
  • "creative"
  • "put my creativity to the test"
  • "tried very hard"
  • "which I thought was great"
  • "I learned so much"
  • "I learned a lot"
  • "so much..."
  • "Things don't always go as planned"
  • "I wouldn't do anything differently if I had to do it again"
  • "I wish/needed more time" in various formations
  • "it went well" in various formations
  • "most important thing I learned"
  • "I learned more about design"
  • critiquing the class and/or assignment rather than your work

Adopted from Light, T., Chen, H., & Ittelson, J. (2012). Documenting learning with ePortfolios: a guide for college instructors. San Fran., CA: Jossey-Bass.

DRAFT: This module has unpublished changes.