Create a five-paragraph self-reflection research essay of 500-750-words that includes: an introduction with a mapped thesis statement, three body paragraphs, and a conclusion.
The following sub-topics should be the basis of your thesis statement and three body paragraphs:
- Explain how you can apply the knowledge learned in this course towards effective communication within your field of study.
- Explain areas of strengths in communication you feel you will bring to your field of study.
- Explain areas of opportunity that you can work on in regards to communication within your field of study and why developing these communication skills will be important to you personally.
You may use First Person point of view in the writing, as it is a personal reflection.
You are required to use at least one source for supporting your essay; the textbook for this course may be used as a source. Don’t forget in-text citations and a References list.
Prepare this assignment according to the guidelines found in the GCU Style Guide, located in the Student Success Center at
This assignment uses a rubric. Please review the rubric prior to beginning the assignment to become familiar with the expectations for successful completion.