2.6 SELF-REFLECTION: What Makes a Good Academic Research Essay?
Each unit now ends by writing a short self-reflection in a journal, a notebook, papers in a special file, or even just a Google document — anywhere you can write and share ideas now, and then revisit them in a few weeks. Remember, too, a self-reflection is personal, so you can write these in an informal style without any special research.
Take a minute to think about what we have discussed in class and what you already know. Then write a paragraph to answer these questions:
What makes a good academic research essay? Describe it. What does it require? What do you have to do? What is expected?