For your journal entry, you will explore aspects of your
personal experience and/or beliefs regarding significant public policies
and what you have learned in your readings. As you reflect, please
address the following questions:
What are the major current federal welfare issues?
How do you feel about related policies?
What, if anything, has changed or is changing, and how does it affect you personally?
What were your thoughts prior to reading this week’s reading assignment?
How has your perspective been either reinforced or changed now that you are more informed?
The purpose of the journal activity is to allow you to
thoroughly reflect upon what you have learned during this course,
particularly this week, and to provide you with an opportunity to relate
this what you have learned this week to your own experiences. The
reflective journal is not a formal written assignment. However, you are
expected to adhere to conventional rules of grammar, sentence structure,
spelling, and punctuation while focusing on clearly conveying your