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Types of academic writing

Learn more about the different types of academic writing students often create during their programs at RRU, such as essays and literature reviews.

Guide to reflective writing

Reflective Writing (Wilfrid Laurier University)

As explained on the home page of the guide:

By successfully completing the sections included in this guide, you should be able to

  • define and practice reflection,
  • understand how to start writing your reflections down,
  • incorporate reflection into your academic work,
  • analyze the tone in your reflective writing,
  • apply writing strategies for each section of the reflective essay, and
  • present your reflective essay in a clear, organized, and persuasive way. (Wilfrid Laurier University, n.d., What Will I Learn?)


Wilfrid Laurier University. (n.d.). Reflective writing.

Reflective writing: Connecting personal experience and research literature