UNV 103 Journal 1 Entry Motivation

UNV 103 Journal 1 Entry Motivation


Throughout this course, you will be asked to reflect on various topics in journal entries. Your Topic 1 entry will be about Motivation. The purpose of writing the journals is to provide you with an informal way of learning to express yourself and communicate through writing. Your writing skills will be developed throughout your program of study.

Required Materials

Microsoft Word

GCU Style Guide and GCU Style Guide Template, located in the Student Success Center; the Style Guide Template is also attached for reference.


Reflect on the topic of “Motivation” by answering the following questions in your reflection:

What motivated you to enroll at GCU and pursue a degree in higher education?

How is motivation important for student success?

Explain how participating in the discussion forums can help you feel connected with your classmates. Will this connection help you stay motivated? Explain.

Reflect on the overall learning objectives from this topic. What was a key takeaway for you?

You are required to submit this assignment to Turnitin. Refer to the directions in the Student Success Center. Only Please review for originality prior to final submission.

Format Requirements

Complete the assignment using Microsoft Word formatted in GCU style.

Your response must be between 250-300 words.

Prepare this assignment according to the guidelines found in the GCU Style Guide and GCU Style Guide Template, located in the Student Success Center.

Grading Criteria

This assignment uses a grading rubric. Review the rubric prior to beginning the assignment to become familiar with the assignment criteria and expectations for successful completion of the assignment.

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