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  • Average Rating (from 4 Students)

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    • Profile picture
    Feb 25, 2016
    | Would highly recommend.

    This class was tough.

    Course Overview:

    If you want to take a challenging and fun class, English 125 with Professor Dow is for you. He is very straight forward and down to earth professor. He tells you the truth and likes to see your reactions, after all it is critical thinking. He likes to see everyone participate in his class and lets everyone have a voice and opinion. He doesn't like slackers or class clowns to just be yourself and not a fake.

    Course highlights:

    The highlights of this course where all the times Professor Dow told us about his personal experience growing up and all the obstacles he went through. The man has seen and gone through a lot, so he knows what students think or will do so it isn't easy to trick this guy. He is very smooth and down to earth dude.

    Hours per week:

    9-11 hours

    Advice for students:

    Entering this course you should expect a lot of questions, don't be afraid to speak in his class, if you can stay after to talk to him about the homework, and have fun in his class.

    • Winter 2015
    • Dow
    • Lots of Writing Participation Counts Requires Presentations
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    Feb 24, 2016
    | Would recommend.

    Not too easy. Not too difficult.

    Course Overview:

    It's a very interactive class with a lot of group discussion. If you pick the right people for your group it is a ton of fun. The work load isn't too bad either.

    Course highlights:

    There's a huge emphasis on Critical thinking in this class which almost forces you to look at things differently. Using new points of view is very interesting.

    Hours per week:

    0-2 hours

    Advice for students:

    Stay on top of the homework assignments. He usually assigns homework at the end of class and can sometime be unclear about the due date

    • Spring 2016
    • Dow
    • Yes
    • Many Small Assignments Participation Counts Great Discussions
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    Jan 26, 2016
    | Would recommend.

    Not too easy. Not too difficult.

    Course Overview:

    I would recommend this course because I had a teacher that was very understanding and thorough in her explanations. She helps a lot with ways to make your essays better and teaches you passionately about writing. She also tries to make jokes during class which lighten the mood a bit. She grades fairly and gives good feedback on your essays.

    Course highlights:

    I gained the ability to be almost poetic in the way I write essays. I also was able to find different metaphorical meanings and themes from the book "The Orchid Thief" that we read throughout the semester. We also wrote an essay about the same topic and I feel I really had to dig into that topic more that I ever had before which was interesting.

    Hours per week:

    0-2 hours

    Advice for students:

    Make sure your word count is plentiful. And also make sure to pick a topic for the main essay that you feel you can really get into and are truly interested in, because you're going to write quite a bit about it. Other advice I would give to students is to not procrastinate on the homework. That would be very unwise because it's weekly and in order to be a student that actually gets enough sleep, you should do the homework at a reasonable time and be responsible about it.

    • Spring 2015
    • Lisa Yanover
    • Yes
    • Lots of Writing Requires Lots of Research Final Paper


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