Essay on Taking This College Writing Course

800 Words Nov 6th, 2016 4 Pages
Taking this college writing course has been beneficial to me as a writer in many ways. I expected to learn a lot about writing in this class and I did. The class pushed me to write my best, however it was not too in depth. I think the level of writing was beneficial to me in being able to master the basic concepts of writing. Overall my research assignment turned out to be a success for me because I chose a topic with enough depth to write about, found a substantial number of sources, and the topic I chose was something many people encounter and can relate to.

Choosing my topic actually proved to be somewhat difficult for me. I initially chose one of the suggested topics provided for me in the instructions for my paper. There were a plethora of sources and information on the initial topic I chose, however I was not very knowledgeable on the subject. In the end I decided to choose a different topic. I wanted to choose something that was applicable to the majority of people. I also wanted the reader to be able to understand what I was talking about and not be confused. I ended up writing my research paper on the causes and effects of bullying. Before choosing my topic, I brainstormed and made sure there were enough points to talk about. In my paper I talked about what bullying is, how it affects children, the types of bullying, and specifically cyber bullying, due to the recent increase in technology. At first I thought my topic would be somewhat broad, but it turned out to…

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