I would be incredibly honored to be admitted to the graduate program for English Literature at Vanderbilt because I’ve always had a passion for learning and teaching. I went into college with the idea that I needed to teach children overseas how to read and so for my first year of school I was unmovably focused on achieving that end; however, within a year’s time I would change my tune and set myself on a slightly different course. I tested out of both the required freshman English courses, so my freshman year I decided to dip my fingers into as many different pots within the Humanities as I could, which is how I ended up taking Existential Literature. I was utterly enraptured by the teaching methodologies Dr. Bringle utilized, she was engaging,
We will be studying the program and evaluating it critically, ask professors and take their opinions and also make surveys and questionnaires for the students—the freshmen and the graduates as well—for their experience and views. We have also thought of making a comparison between the AUCians amount of knowledge obtained due to them studying the Core curriculum and the student of Cairo University. Moreover, our main objective is to argue wither the Core Curriculum is beneficial to the AUCians or useless. The research methods that we will be using are: correlation, interviews and surveys, case study. In the interviews will be explaining how we will conduct the interviews and case study methods.
Most of them only approached me so they can copy my homework. Still, it was difficult for me to communicate with my teachers and a few friends that I have. I didn't begin to feel comfortable in America until the end of my senior year. I used to think that I was so special that I can achieve anything I put my mind into. Moving to the U.S. made me change my view about my ability and how big the world was.
As a writer throughout my public education, every year I was taught something different that by the end of the day I will come out of the class room all confused. Not being a perfect writer like many others has showed me that I can slowly improve in my writing. In writing there are many concepts known but each one is taught differently by each person. Not only are the taught different but they are also learned differently because it also depends on the learner. Since both reading and writing have never been that easy for me I can say that as a Senior in High School my english teacher taught me a variety of ways to be better at both.
Educational Autobiography My education journey has been through some setbacks, but I have continued to push forward and conquered. I have felt that I have a fixed mind set and just am not capable of achieving some things. After learning the difference between growth and fixed mindset I have realized that everyone is capable of learning anything through hard work and dedication. My biggest accomplishment in school is when I graduated high school early despite what others said. I decided that public high school was not for me, because of all of the distractions I had.
The process of defining difference seemed an easy task and something that I personally thought I would be able to walk through, but this was far from the truth. Myself being mixed and growing up during a different era I myself was confused as to my identity. Which was a reason I always sought out organizations that I could belong to which had a clear definition of who they were and what they stood for: Boy scouts, Explores, Firefighter and Military. I found that when affiliated with them even when I could not believe in myself I could believe in and find strength from belonging to the organization and my position within it. Now years later having biracial children of my own I found myself just as confused when they came to me with their struggles
My family, school, and cultural groups had affected my life because I went from being an insecure Hmong student to a second language learner who is striving hard to meet her future goal as an English teacher. Through many years of struggles in school, I have learned how to strive hard as a second language learner. Being a second language learner in English was the most difficult experiences I have had as a child because it lowers my confidence and learning skills. My literacy experiences were negative and dull because I feel like I have not learned anything important as I was growing up due to the vague memories of my horrified childhood experiences. Never in my life have I experienced the feeling of having my mother read to me.
As a child, I don’t have much literacy experiences with my own family because everyone was busy; my father was a full-time college student at a community college, my mother was a housewife whose English was very limited and two older siblings whose busy with school and work and doesn’t have the time to help me and the rest of my other siblings. My family influence had impacted my literacy experiences because I feel like I did not gain any good remarks when it came to school
My essays would be about if an educational reform like Finland’s would work in the U.S. why or why not? How each article or essay talks about this situation, their appeals (Ethos, Pathos, and Logos), etc. How does education link with crime? It all started when my professor showed us this article and I was able to learn more about the impact school education
Our topic is the merit and demerit of civil disobedience. Since I am a social science student and have taken two political courses, I choose this topic and hope my prior knowledge can contribute much to it. We treat this course as a platform for us to try a new learning method. At the first time we met and had a face-to-face discussion, I conjured up an idea of using the strategic knowledge gap analysis for this assignment because we faced something we don’t familiar. Firstly, we brainstormed some opinions, keywords and steps to work.