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WRITING 1500 Writing The Essay

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    Massimilla, PatCummings, Lucas Corcoran, Haley Ha, Rollo Romig
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    Always Do the Reading

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    May 08, 2017
    | No strong feelings either way.

    Not too easy. Not too difficult.

    Course Overview:

    I would recommend it for someone who likes nature

    Course highlights:

    The highlgihts were the amount of feedback I got back from my Essays

    Hours per week:

    3-5 hours

    Advice for students:

    You just need to do the readings, take notes on it, and come to class prepared to talk about it.

    • Fall 2016
    • Rollo Romig
    • Yes
    • Always Do the Reading Great Discussions Final Paper
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    Jan 07, 2017
    | Would recommend.

    Not too easy. Not too difficult.

    Course Overview:

    If you are interested in the deeper, darker meanings behind your favorite fairy-tales this course is for you. This course informs you not only on Western interpretations but various cultural tellings and understandings of a particular fairy-tale character.

    Course highlights:

    The highlight of this course for me was getting to write my own fairy-tale and workshop it with my class. It helped me improve my writing for an audience.

    Hours per week:

    3-5 hours

    Advice for students:

    Participate! Share your opinions even when they may seem strange or different from everyone else's. That's how you learn.

    • Fall 2016
    • Haley Ha
    • Yes
    • Many Small Assignments A Few Big Assignments Participation Counts
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    Oct 07, 2016
    | Would highly recommend.

    Not too easy. Not too difficult.

    Course Overview:

    I signed up for the Writing the Essay class thinking I was going to be writing on silent filmmaking. The week of orientation I realized the class was actually "Love, Representation, & The Digital Era". I almost dropped it. It was after sitting down and talking with the class and teacher that I realized I loved it.

    Course highlights:

    The socratic style of discussion is what I enjoy most. There is a constant give and take between teacher and student and students together. The readings are extremely engaging and are thoroughly broken down the next class if anyone has any questions. The class is fun when it comes down to it. It feels like I'm talking to one of my best friends whenever I engage in the class discussions.

    Hours per week:

    6-8 hours

    Advice for students:

    Go in with an open mind. No one is there to judge you. Just go for it and say what you believe and amazing discussions will be a result of that.

    • Fall 2016
    • Lucas Corcoran
    • Yes
    • Always Do the Reading Participation Counts Great Discussions


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