PA1 - the class without having to retake it 5 Making myself...

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Matt Phares PA Final Paper Journalism 101 1. I believe that I will earn a B or C in this course. Although I lack interest in this subject I found the material to be easy. The class has a very harsh attendance policy that is actually hurting my grade more than my test grades. 2. For this course, I spend a lot of time reading articles and studying recent events from the newspapers. Despite all the work I do for this class I still lack interest and am being hurt on my attendance policy. 3. As with my other classes this class can be time consuming. It only meets twice a week but there is a lot of required reading and the notes during class are in massive amounts. To me the material is very dry and lacking so it is very hard for me to stay focused. 4. The problems still exist, however just as with computer science I had to find ways to make the material likeable and interesting to me. This way I can stay focused and pass
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Unformatted text preview: the class without having to retake it. 5. Making myself do the required readings and attend class has been very difficult, but in doing so my grade has not been a failing grade. I try to go to class with a positive attitude that I will learn something. 6. I have received two B’s and on C on the test in this class. I think that the parallel note taking is working for me since my test grades are decent. The parallel notes help me compare my notes to my teacher’s notes. This has greatly helped me during this semester. Chart maps have also allowed me to work through my test problems that I did not know. 7. The skills I have learned this semester have been very beneficial. They have helped me study the material that I find very dry and boring but also keep me active during class so I don’t fall behind or find myself just working through the motions or just following the norms as one would say....
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