The comments from my instructor, the online material, my research, the online writing center and comments from other students in the discussion boards have helped me so much to improve my writing skills. In the writing process, the step that I feel I have improved a lot is editing, as I am constantly reading my writings and editing them as I finish them, over and over again before I publish them. The steps in the writing process that I like the most are finding a topic in the Pre-writing step and Drafting. I like having a lot of ideas floating around and think about which idea is the best and the most exciting topic to talk about. Drafting for me is pretty similar, as also my ideas are coming into my mind at no speed limit and I try to focus in one at the time, at that moment, I am not thinking about
Throughout the term there has been many writing assignments —big or small— that helped reflect my writing process or the process itself. In the beginning of the course I felt like I was an “ok” writer, but lacked some skills such as: organization, sentence variety, and vocabulary. Also, I did not like to write and had a feeling of dislike when forced to write. I felt like I improved on everything I wanted and was seen throughout the semester. I know how to organize my ideas, the worksheets given in class to work on sentence variety really helped, and vocabulary was built on some level.
She felt less anxious and crammed while writing papers. Spending less time dreading the essay and more time constructing it left even more time to edit her grammar mistakes. With every essay turned in and every positive grade returned, she felt more confident in herself and her writing. Mary Anne believes that her 11a.m. English 110 class truly helped her grow as writer.
The Advanced Writing class will help me with anything necessary that I need help with and it’ll keep me on the right track to shoot my best score on the ACTs. Unlike any other classes, this class will benefit any person outside in the real world. Although, I haven’t taken the ACTs to receive the score that would’ve helped me improve in the future, or show where I am at, I don’t have to take it to know my strengths or weaknesses in English and Writing. One of the three strengths I have in Writing is focusing on the topic that I find interesting. I ensure to include what is important in my paper, and other details that are necessary for the readers to easily understand of the point of
I loved to read this poem because it was easy to understand .It was cool when Mr. Molina a Karen read out loud this poem, maybe that is why I loved this story because I was able to imagine them as the characters from the poem. How would you revise your essays if you had more time? If I had more time to revise my essays I would look back to my arguments and check to see if the sources that I used are valid and relatable to my sentence. Sometimes I get writer’s block and so I just whatever comes to my mind, even if it does not make sense. This
English 095 made me realize that I enjoy English, and I want to maybe teach English someday. I enjoyed learning everything that my teacher taught me in English 095. We reviewed grammar during the first couple weeks of class. Honestly,
(Clark)” The site would also give lower scoring students a goal to accomplish and a sense of pride when they achieve it, consequently raising their grades. Not only would students refine their writing, but they would form a community of encouragement. Through reading the work of a peer, students would bond with each other in many
I was not confident in my writing before, but now I am. Professor Karl taught me ways to incorporate new techniques into my writing, as well as following the proper rules required by the University. Furthermore, the textbook was a life saver, it reminded me of small details that I learned back in high school that are quite important when writing a paper. Subsequently, I will continue to practice my writing and incorporate everything that I learned throughout this course in the future. Learning never stops and I’m always open to learning new techniques that will help me become a better writer.
Looking at things from a wider perspective really made me change the way I see things. It helped be become more open to change. I’m not fully there yet and have a long way to go, but I’m getting there. I was in a better place in my second semester of college, surrounded by people who really helped me push myself up again. I started feeling happy again, but of course I would have my moments occasionally.
I don 't know what it is, but the feeling of committing ink to paper is very satisfying. I want to become an author that teens like myself look at and think to themselves that I helped them see the better side in life. That 's exactly what I want to do. I want to wow people with my words and show them, there really is a good side to the world. It 's not just hatred and pain, even though it may seem like that.
Some of the significant changes I have made as I was progressing and growing were to develop a strong thesis to help support my claims as I write my essays, such as facts, observations, illustration, and examples. There are other areas in my writing that I have improved on. I have improved on my grammar, verb constructions, use of verb tenses and organizational skills to make my writing flow better when reading. My overall progress in completing this ten weeks course was wonderful. Every steps and skills I learned in this English class will help me to improve on my writing skills in my other classes and will also help me in my future
I have learned so much in this class. In high school I did pretty well in English so, I thought I would almost everything I needed to know for this class. I was very wrong! What really stood out to me and I really utilize is that each paragraph is its own mini essay which includes a thesis statement and supporting sentences. I learned much more about APA format than I thought I would such as in-text citations.
Before being in Writing 115, I struggled with doing different kinds of modes and inventions, and I feel as if I have improved on these areas and has made me an overall well rounded writer. Two ways I would like to improve my writing over the next academic year would to be able to connect my ideas more together so that others can see my point by point thinking or being able to come up and start with stronger start to each of my
As a DNP, beginning of the project I felt very alone, but as I connected to other disciplines outside of the department of nursing, my attitude keeps changing. This is due to all the outstanding encouragement and support that I have received throughout this project. Everyone wants each student to be successful meeting their goals. Learning Outcomes e. Discuss how participation in the practicum experiences discussed above relate/will assist you in meeting the learning outcomes you have identified for this course. By participating in this practicum experience has demonstrated to me that working as an effective team helps provides expanded opportunities for students and faculty interaction.