It’s about what you’d expect from a 300-level course simply titled “Shakespeare.” There’s a lot of reading, a lot of writing, and for a lot of us, a lot of frustration. I think most of what I didn’t like comes down to the pacing of the course and the scope of the project.
Taking two classes at a time isn’t inherently difficult. It’s up to the students to manage time and make the effort. When I enrolled at SNHU I took a single class to get up to speed on this whole online college student thing, but I’ve been doubled-up since. Until now. About two weeks into the term that just ended, I …
Like a history class, I thought that World Mythology might be a great source of inspiration for my own stories. Where HIS-200 failed to be engaging, I did find World Mythology to be interesting, a bit challenging, and even fun.
English 340 was a roller coaster of a class for me—and not like the little kiddie coasters. This could be a premium ride at Six Flags. Super high highs, super low lows, corkscrews, and at one point I was pretty sure I was upside-down.
I almost included this as a download in last week’s recap of LIT-200, but I didn’t want to force people to open it in Word when they can just read it here. What you’re about to read was posted as a discussion in week eight. My grade was secure by then and I decided to have some fun.
The best classes don’t fill a student’s head with contextless information, and they certainly don’t tell students what to think. The best classes teach students how to think.
MAT-125 is the first of two courses in my fourth term at SNHU. It was maddening. I screamed. I cursed. I considered ritual seppuku. It wasn’t hard, just infuriating.