WNA: Transformative Reflection: Writing for Self-Awareness and Discovery


Women's Networking Association Presents: Transformative Reflection: Writing for Self-Awareness and Discovery

WNA participants will use the “Good, Bad, and Burn” model to promote, recognize, and practice transformative reflection of their authentic self by utilizing individual and collaborative segments that afford ongoing reflection and growth.

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Learning Objectives

1. Participants will learn to use reflection as a means of authentic self-awareness and discovery 

2. Participants will learn to use writing to develop their self-awareness and discovery 

3. Participants will learn to share reflective “aha” moments with others (e.g. a colleague, etc.) as a means for additional reflective opportunities and self-discovery

About the Speaker

Denise M. Acevedo is an Assistant Professor in the Department of Writing, Rhetoric, and American Cultures and also teaches for the Center for Integrative Studies in the Arts and Humanities. She is an Adams Academy Fellow (2019-2020) and has been an educator for almost thirty years. Dr. Acevedo’s research focuses on teacher transformation, and her longitudinal research project of the last four years, Transforming Teaching Through Reflective Writing Experiences (TTTRWE), will result in a fourth publication in August 2021. The project’s website is located at https://msutttrwe.wixsite.com/msu-tttrwe