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WRITING 131 W131

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    • Profile picture
    Aug 22, 2017
    | Would highly recommend.

    Not too easy. Not too difficult.

    Course Overview:

    You should take it because it makes you a sound writer and a knowledgable individual.

    Course highlights:

    I learned how to take away key ideas from articles and how to shape my ideas cohesively.

    Hours per week:

    6-8 hours

    Advice for students:

    You need to be willing to accept your faults. In order to regain control and find your true self, you must jump. Leap. Go for it. Be bold and be brave. Listen to other's advice. Take it all in.

    • Fall 2017
    • Mrs. Barnes
    • Lots of Writing Competitive Classmates Great Discussions
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    Jan 06, 2017
    | Would highly recommend.

    This class was tough.

    Course Overview:

    I would highly recommend this course because although an ample amount of homework comes with it, it is all worth it because of the better writer it makes you.

    Course highlights:

    The main highlight was the last paper I wrote because I had the opportunity to choose my topic based on previous units. I learned to think deeper when writing a paper and pulling different angles to make the paper unique.

    Hours per week:

    9-11 hours

    Advice for students:

    Make sure to work on papers outside of class and go in for help often. The only way to improve is to bounce ideas off of other people and think outloud to find those details and angles to make your paper stand out.

    • Fall 2016
    • Mrs. Barnes
    • Go to Office Hours Lots of Writing Great Discussions
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    Nov 03, 2016
    | Would highly recommend.

    This class was tough.

    Course Overview:

    I would highly recommend this course because I believe that it has prepared me for college classes, specifically for writing in such courses. I have now been exposed to how I am supposed to write college papers and have received feed back on my writing that I know is similar to how a college professor will view my paper.

    Course highlights:

    The highlights of this course would include the peer discussions and revisions which really help formulate my thinking along with the resources provided, such as the WRAC and the Reading and Writing book. These books are good examples of writing and I enjoyed learning from them. I learned how to organize my thinking and to expand my ideas, tying aspects together and makin connections.

    Hours per week:

    3-5 hours

    Advice for students:

    Be aware that this grade can transfer on to your college transcript. You need to be ready to spend time on your papers and to take this class seriously, it is not one that your teacher will walk you through every step so you need to take initiative with this class and make it your own.

    • Fall 2016
    • Mrs. Barnes
    • Lots of Writing Competitive Classmates Great Discussions

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