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Lindsey Justice
11/21 Discussion (#11)
Fri Nov 21, 2014 4:07pm
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My experience in English 1100 has been very unique and beneficial. It has been different from other English classes because I am able to voice my thoughts and opinions without having a filter. This might be because this is a college level class and the professor doesnít treat us like were five year olds unless we are acting like we have the intelligence level of a five year old. Not only is the way we are treated in the classroom different the material is different and the teaching methods are different. In past classes I was often quizzed and tested on things such as grammar or books weíve read, however in this class we focus solely on writing and how to analyze text and the real meanings behind it. I think I benefitted most in my writing abilities. Until this class I didnít consider myself a strong writer but by taking all the things I learned in class and applying it to my papers I was successful in writing a somewhat decent paper. I also think I benefitted from having the professor go over what we should put in the intros and how to form concrete theses and conclusions. It helped knowing how to write the paper before I even started it. It made it easier for me when I knew the processes of what to write and how to prove that I came to a certain conclusion. I think I benefitted from having a sarcastic professor as well. By being sarcastic it caused me to stay more focused and alert in class as well as being able to react and not take everything said personally. I think I benefitted least from the writing responses every Friday. I dreaded writing them every Friday and sometimes it would become hard to focus on them when I got out of class. It also was inconvenient at times especially if I was leaving out of town and didnít have time to write the response before the time limit was up. It also felt like I was dragging these responses out and not really learning anything just like I feel I am doing right now.

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