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    All, David Kopp, Jun Xu, Gary Olson, Barbara Butler, Sean Allen, GREY, Donna Miguel, Ronald Holland, Laura Burns, Li Liu, Catherine Berkenfield, Jeanne morel, Martha Silano
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    • Medium 82%

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    Great Intro to the Subject

    Lots of Writing

    A Few Big Assignments

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    Oct 17, 2017
    | Would highly recommend.

    Not too easy. Not too difficult.

    Course Overview:

    I would highly recommended this class because Ms.Berkenfield is a dedicated professor. Instead of giving you loads of work, she willing to guide you day by day so you will be well prepared and work in the right path.

    Course highlights:

    I’ve learned how to write analysis essays, think critically, define who is my audience for every essay I’ve wrote, cite sources responsibly along with formatting a document accurately

    Hours per week:

    3-5 hours

    Advice for students:

    Do all the given homework everyday will be helpful because not only that will help you understand the course material, but also prevent you from having a mountain of missing assignments.

    • Fall 2017
    • Catherine Berkenfield
    • Yes
    • Great Intro to the Subject A Few Big Assignments Great Discussions
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    Mar 16, 2017
    | Would highly recommend.

    Not too easy. Not too difficult.

    Course Overview:

    This class was all about discussing and collaborating with other students, even though it was an online class. There were peer reviews for each essay and discussion activities that made you really think about giving helpful advice to your peers while helping you learn.

    Course highlights:

    I think I have gotten so much better at grammar and punctuation after this course because there were so many activities that involved pointing out grammar and punctuation mistakes.

    Hours per week:

    6-8 hours

    Advice for students:

    You should definitely be on top of deadlines and give yourself plenty of time to do each assignment instead of cramming in the last hour before it's due. It depends on how you write, but it is generally better to have an outline or some sort of word vomit that you can use to format and organize your thoughts for your essays.

    • Spring 2016
    • Martha Silano
    • Yes
    • Great Intro to the Subject Many Small Assignments Participation Counts
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    Mar 12, 2017
    | Would highly recommend.

    Pretty easy, overall.

    Course Overview:

    She goes at a slower, yet effective pace compared to other English 101 classes. You learn a lot about english through articles, analyzing, organizing, and writing. She gives 3 essays which is not much at all, compared to other professors. She brought donuts once and spends time reaponding to questions and scheduling short conferences for essay writing. In result, you become a better reader and writer, but you also take a lot from the different topics being deeply thought over.

    Course highlights:

    I really benifited from freewriting because I would always get stuck on finding the right words to put onto a page. I really was not into reading or writing prior to this class, but her assignments actually improved my skills in those areas. I learned a lot from analyzing and hearing other students' opinions on images and situations. I learned that it's difficult to balance ethics with business, and that if (what seems like) one person in a group has an opposing thought, that they should share their idea because you learn so much more that way.

    Hours per week:

    0-2 hours

    Advice for students:

    Make sure to check for assignments DAILY. As long as you do them, you will get an A. But actually do them and give quality responses.

    • Winter 2017
    • Jeanne morel
    • Yes
    • Great Intro to the Subject Great Discussions


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