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Professor Jennifer Boyle
ENG 112-WA FA2018
December 5, 2018
Final Reflection: ENG 112-WA
As I look back over my time in English 112, I can honestly say it’s been my favorite courses this semester. Not only have I learned more about my writing, but as well, the feedback I received from Professor Boyle was always motivational. I never had to wonder how I was doing in the course, what things I needed to improve on, or how what errors I made on an assignment, because she “you” always provided that much needed feedback. That isn’t always the case in a course.
More than anything, I’ve learned a great deal on improving my writing skills, both, academically and personally. Before starting this course, I always trouble with writing research essays. ENG 112 has guided me through the process of learning the appropriate way to write a research essay— from choosing topics, what kinds of information to include, and how to be mindful of the audience I’m most trying to reach. I’ve learned that when writing a research essay, using facts to support the information is a must. I’ve also learned that being somewhat knowledgeable about a topic can be helpful. Adding charts and graphs can also give an essay appeal as well as show the reader I’ve done my research.
For the better, this course has helped me change as a writer. I once thought when writing academically, it was best, or necessary to try and use big words; however, it’s not the words you u...