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    • Profile picture
    Feb 27, 2017
    | Probably wouldn’t recommend.

    Not too easy. Not too difficult.

    Course Overview:

    This course was nothing like I thought it was going to be. The teacher was a mess and he continuously changed the scheduled readings at the last minute. We were told we wouldn't have to buy books for the course, but he changed that three weeks into the course. We never got to choose what we wanted to read, even though the professor said we would be able to do so. Overall, it wasn't a good course.

    Course highlights:

    I did not really learn anything. We read "The Great Gatsby," even though 25 out of 30 students in the class had already read it in high school. This made it unfair to me and the other four students who hadn't read it in the past. We read poetry only a few people understood and read short stories that we not really as short as the professor claimed they would be.

    Hours per week:

    3-5 hours

    Advice for students:

    All you have to do is show up to class and somewhat read the assigned readings. You must be able to contribute to the class discussions and make it seem as if you did do the reading even if you didn't.

    • Winter 2016
    • BrianA.Huot
    • Lots of Writing Always Do the Reading Participation Counts
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    Jan 08, 2017
    | Would recommend.

    Pretty easy, overall.

    Course Overview:

    I would recommend this course because it is interesting and a good class for non-majors to take. Not only does it take care of three Kent Core humanities and fine arts credits, but also it helps with critical thinking and interpreting of text.

    Course highlights:

    I liked this class because it was so different than a traditional college class. Here is how it worked: before each class, students were to read the assigned reading, which would be some poems, one or a few short stories, or a few chapters from a novel. The students were then to write a half page response to the reading assignment. Then, in class, we would have either small group or full class discussions of what we read. It was nice because most of the time, the students were able to choose what they wanted to talk about. The other assignments besides the half page responses were a 250 word blog assignment and a 2 page essay.

    Hours per week:

    0-2 hours

    Advice for students:

    I would advise students to always write the half page responses after reading the assigned reading. My professor did not always collect the responses at each class, but at the end of the semester, he asked for all of them. It is a lot easier to write a few responses a week than having to write several responses during finals week.

    • Fall 2016
    • BrianA.Huot
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    Dec 30, 2016
    | Would highly recommend.

    Not too easy. Not too difficult.

    Course Overview:

    This course was one of my favorites last school year. It gave not only the opportunity to read classic literature and expand upon it, but to create your own story for the final paper, that combined all of the books we read over the course of the semester.

    Course highlights:

    I learned that if you speak up and are actively participating in the class, you benefit so much more. Often time, even though it may seem obvious, many discussion topics are on the tests, and if you take notes over discussions the tests are less stressful.

    Hours per week:

    3-5 hours

    Advice for students:

    The advice that I would give to students considering this course is to be prepared to defend your opinions, and be actively participating in the class. That will make it all the more enjoyable as a course. Don't be afraid to be creative or witty, you need to be in order to do some of the assignments, like writing a continuation of a poem or story, or even creating a new ending.

    • Spring 2016
    • Christine Burke
    • Many Small Assignments Great Discussions Final Paper

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