I have been able to develop a more beneficial note taking strategy, for example, during WP2 we were taught to create SERQIs while we analyzed sources. SERQI stands for Summary, Evaluation, Reflection, Quotations and Images. Thanks to this exercise, my note taking skills have improved tremendously because I am now able to analyze sources in a more critical way without being so subjective to the topic. The blogs have also helped me improve my writing process strategies. Thanks to this writing process, my work has improved in a very tremendous way because I have been able to reflect on my work before and after I turn it in for a grade.
I have improved upon areas that I was already competent in while addressing the weaker aspects of my writing. This class has been an invaluable learning experience that granted me many opportunities to become a masterful writer. One of those opportunities was the persuasive paper assignment. The persuasive paper assignment was challenging and insightful as it gave me an opportunity to express my new skills that I had learned over the course of this class. I started by taking the research opportunities I was given and narrowing down what I was hoping to talk about gave my paper an excellent foundation.
Thanks to English 1010 D2L document, I was able to understand how to find content, take quizzes and communicate with lecturers. This course has been a valuable one, equipping me with skills I’ll remember when even after I graduate MT. Although there is still many more stuff I can learn to improve myself as a writer and reader, I am content with the improvement I’ve seen from when I first started this English 1010 course.
I have been proofreading my papers more than I usually do and actually thinking deeper about my papers. By the end of this class, I would like to be confident in my literacy skills. I would like to improve in every aspect of literacy and this will make my papers much better. I feel like my use with technology has not changed much throughout this course. I have been typing papers and doing research on them throughout my middle and high school years.
During the course of this semester; the variety of writing styles and essays assigned to me in my communication skills class encouraged the development of my writing skills, as well as provided me with more self-assurance in my abilities. My writing, research, and presentation abilities enhanced through practice, determination, and the understanding I gained during this course. With every single writing assignment, I learned new innovative approaches and skills, which enhanced my abilities to improve my thoughts logically, enabling me to write more clearly, and to organize my papers more effectively. At the beginning of this semester; despite the fact that I already knew the terminology MAP: message, audience, purpose; I never really understood the significance of MAP. For this reason, my writing lacked clarity, organization, and my writings appeared less focused on the topics.
I would not say I’m glad I was obligated to take this course, but I am grateful for the things it taught me and the ways it helped me improve my writing and my mindset. I am now a better researcher and my papers are now more clear, concise and understandable and I am confident I now have the ability to implement these skills in any other setting and not just this particular course. I am also now more open to criticism and recognizing where my work needs improving and making the changes that need to be made.
As far as any other information that I feel that shows my improvement as a writer I would like to include any and all of the information that from the reading assignments as well as any in class information that has helped with my writing skills over the semester. The reading assignments have been instrumental, because they help to give me a framework for what I am supposed to be writing.
One major method that has improved my academic skills and quality in education has been the use of the Habits of Mind. During this semester I have had many struggles, but having a positive attitude towards the strategies and Habits of Mind has improved my academic intelligence. The knowledge I have learned these past days, have been extremely important that I am planning
Midterm Reflection Composition 1101 has introduced me to many new reading and writing techniques. I have improved my skills with these techniques. I have learned how to take notes based off of an outline chart. Also, I am learning many new technical ways to maneuver my way to an informational and well written paper. I have learned multiple strategies below to guide me in the most effective ways to improve my writings.
It is going to help everyone to improve their writing skills. After I was done reading my paper, I learned my problems that next time I have to focus more on my problems and put more attention. By putting more effort, it will be easy to organize my essay. My goal was to pass the class with a good grade. The significant of this story was that I finally end up getting a good grade, and that makes me feel good.