September 1, 2014

Students in class:

Ben Miller, Tyler Scott, Jennelle Mitchell, Molly Appel, Ethan Buessel, Marina Crow, Jared Adkins, Samuel Smith, Corey Francis, Katie Watson, Jessika Sowle, Matthew Jandebeur, Drew Laramie, Rob Snodgrass, Eljin Gorman, Callie Belcher, Andrew Owens, Rebecca Ward, Claire Biamaula, Josh Plutts, Raelynn Torres

  • Wednesday these notes are due, not graded (take lots of notes)
  • I’m responsible for my learning, I’m paying for this opportunity
  • resist or embrace? Embrace! I have the power to control my own learning experiences
  • Drew Laramie said “If you resist, you’re wasting a bunch of money.”
  • research is about the mind you bring to the moment you are in.
  • as long as I bring an open and alert mind I can research anything
  • I was raised in a time where people think brilliance is something written online
  • writing is a physical activity
  • I can learn more from my peers than from my professors
  • bill shared with us his experience with a previous geology major, she told him that the stuff she learned in his COMP class helped her in the field, she had to write down everything and record a lot of data. It wasn’t until later when she realized the significance of all her data
  • when asked what Tyler thought the class was thinking about he said he thinks everybody is worried about what other people are thinking, he is also from Steamboat, Tyler surmises or makes a claim that he and everyone is stressed about their new surroundings.
  • Molly is from Denver she came to FLC because she likes the mountains and scenery
  • tip #1 on good writing: learn to expand, explain further, and look for ways to connect different audiences with your concepts
  • tip #2 a thesaurus is not my friend, but a dictionary
  • tip#3 tell people no to hassle me, because I have to read my dictionary
  • tip #4 don’t use words I don’t know, use dictionary often
  • 4 steps – referring, summarizing, paraphrasing, quoting
  • I’m in college to make knowledge, I’m not in college to report to my professors what’s already in the library
  • listen and take everything in
  • if I’m not listening and being attentive in not researching
  • bring my mind, questions and everything I need to class
  • Rob took in from the class not to use words he doesn’t know
  • I’m the only person who can make knowledge from my perspective
  • never turn in a paper I started the morning of classs

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