Challenges Of Amy Fox's Class

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There are many challenges that follow enrolling in college classes and with each challenge comes a weight students have to carry for the semester. A few of the weights students have to carry are the college bills, class work, and planning around class time. Students have to be careful not to carry too much or else they will be crushed. A student can think that they signed up for a light load, but after the first day of class discover they signed up for more than they can carry. It can be hard to judge just how heavy something can be; the easiest weight can be misjudged on how hard a college course will be. There are many hard classes a student should look out for. One of the hardest classes a student can take is Mrs. Amy Fox-Angerer’s English …show more content…
The level of effort required to succeed in Fox’s class is greater for an inexperienced student, than for someone who is more acquainted with reviewing papers. In experienced students will not know what is expected when reviewing a paper. Fox’s syllabus states that a required skill that students should have before attending English 101 is the ability to “work collaboratively with other students” (3). There is no way to prove that a student has this required ability. A student who has no prior experience reviewing classmates would have a hard time reviewing an outline or discussing a classmate’s paper in class. If a project or paper in Fox’s class relies too heavily on this interaction between students, then the level of review and help each student receives will vary based on who they are paired with. For example, before turning in the final copy of a paper, Fox will have students review and critique each other’s papers. A student who needs help with their paper may be paired with someone who will not know how to properly review a paper. Thus the quality of help the student receives for their paper relies on how helpful their partner is able to be. If a student feels that their paper is not reviewed thoroughly enough, they could use a different form of review, but that takes away time that can be used to working on other papers or other classes’ homework. Not only is Fox’s class is a challenge because of the peer review, but also because of having work every

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