HLSS 498 Week 1 Intelligence and Homeland Security Paper
The goal of this paper for you to write your opinion on Intelligence and Homeland Security without using first or second person. In this paper, you get the opportunity to write your point of view on the material reviewed during the week – and the best part is that there is no wrong answer! This paper is your opinion, and as such, it is your job to express your thoughts in a manner that is comprehensible and clear for any and all readers. Feel free to write your thoughts freely, without any constraints.
After you finished the readings you selected for the week, it is time to brainstorm. Some simple brainstorm techniques for writing reflection papers can involve you answering some of the basic questions below:
- How did the material on Intelligence and Homeland Security affect you?
- Did your learning about the material on Intelligence and Homeland Security change your mind about something? If so, how.
- Has the material on Intelligence and Homeland Security left you with any questions? If so, what are they.
- Were there any unaddressed critical issues not covered by the material on Intelligence and Homeland Security?
- How will the material on Intelligence and Homeland Security impact your future in Homeland Security?
Components of the Reflection Paper
- Introduction – specifies what you are reflecting upon.
- Body Paragraphs – examines the ideas and experiences you have had in context to your topic. Be sure that each new body paragraph starts with a topic sentence. Remember that your paper must be at least 2½ pages long and no more than 3 pages so clear and concise writing is critical.
- Conclusion – summarize what you have learned from the material. Tell the reader how this knowledge affected your overall understanding of the subject. Describe the feeling and overall lesson that you had from the material on Intelligence and Homeland Security.