Despite the importance and appeal of reflection in service-learning courses, many instructors and students struggle with implementing the process in a meaningful and practical way. This article provides a brief overview of the role of reflection and continues by describing a generic, user-friendly template for written reflection. The description includes an example to illustrate the approach and concludes with suggestions for holistic assessment procedures.
Welch, Marshall, "The ABCs of Reflection: A Template for Students and Instructors to Implement Written Reflection in Service-Learning" (1999). Evaluation/Reflection. 16.