My Beliefs And Values

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In one of the Johann Wolfgang von Goethe’s quotes, he said that “instruction does much, but encouragement does everything.” As my teacher and supporter, Dr. Droz, you guided me by providing me with your important feedback, and encouraged and motivated me to become a better writer and researcher. I am not saying that before I was not writing essays or I didn’t do as good. But, before I was writing all the assignments and essays to get good grades, which was my only goal. After taking your class, I got the confidence in my writing skills and you made me understand that writing is a very powerful tool and I can use it for myself to voice my opinion. Especially after Writing 1302 class, I feel that I have learned a lot from writing 1302 class and …show more content…
This assignment was a way to know our classmates and ourselves. As I had also mentioned in my critical journal entry 1, this assignment made me explore myself, it made me think about my core beliefs and values. It made me consider whether I act according to my beliefs or not. It made me question myself, which is always good since questioning yourself is the first step to becoming a better …show more content…
Teamwork is like the wheels of the car. If one wheel stops working, the car cannot move forward. If one member of the team is not happy or is not working hard or is not passionate enough for the common cause, then the whole team has to suffer the consequences. Fortunately, we all had our parts completed one day before the deadline. I just learned that I need to be more patient and give my group members some consideration that they are responsible college students who would complete their task on time. But, at the same time, I also believe that if I would not have reminded them on each turn maybe they would have forgotten about it. Anyways, I need to learn to trust my group members and not just myself. Overall, it was a good experience working in a team. I would just make a request to the teacher that, there should be peer review for this writing assignment as well because peer review actually helps in finding one’s own mistakes as the person is evaluating his or her peer’s written work. Furthermore, it helps in understanding the assignment much

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