EDU 657 Week 1 Reflective Journal Business – General Business Reflective Journal. Critically reflect on the personal impact of the foundations of education. Reflect on a time when you studied about the history of the Colonial Era in grade school, middle school, high school or college. What surprised you to discover about higher education during the Colonial era? Have your perceptions changed as a result of examining a few of the historical, political, ethical and/or economic foundations of higher education during this timeframe? How has this knowledge impacted your perceptions and experiences about higher education? Summarize how this information will change your teaching.