Assess personal proficiency in research and writing.
Identify opportunities for improvement in researching and writing skills.
In this course you have been introduced to many different types of resources to help you become a good writer at the college level. What resources did you use prior to taking this course to help you with the research and/or writing process? What new resource(s) have you found most helpful? Please explain.
Q2,Assessment Description Identify challenges that may be present in the online classroom communication such as the nonverbal and auditory cues? What are some strategies we can use to overcome these obstacles
Q3.Assessment Description Part of the writing process is reviewing, revising, and editing your work. While your instructor is grading your essay this week, you will also review and reflect on your writing.
Review the “Revising and Editing your Paper” section of “The Writing Process” media piece.
Access and complete the “First Draft Self-Evaluation and Reflection” worksheet. This assignment will walk you through the writing process steps of self-evaluation and reflection.
Assessing personal proficiency in research and writing:
To assess your proficiency in research and writing, you can start by asking yourself the following questions:
Do I have a clear understanding of the research and writing process?
Am I able to identify and select appropriate sources of information for my research?
Am I able to organize and synthesize information effectively?
Am I able to write clearly and coherently, with proper grammar, spelling, and punctuation?
Am I able to follow citation and referencing conventions properly?
Am I able to meet the requirements and expectations of the target audience and/or assignment?
If you answered “no” or “not sure” to any of these questions, you may want to consider further improving your skills in that area.
Identifying opportunities for improvement in researching and writing skills:
To improve your research and writing skills, you can consider the following opportunities:
Take advantage of online and offline resources, such as libraries, writing centers, online databases, and writing guides, to learn more about research and writing techniques and conventions.
Seek feedback and advice from peers, instructors, or tutors, to help you identify areas of improvement and provide suggestions for how to improve.
Practice writing and revising regularly, to develop your skills and gain confidence in your abilities.
Read and analyze high-quality academic and professional writing, to learn from their techniques and styles.
Regarding Q2, challenges that may be present in online classroom communication include the lack of nonverbal and auditory cues, which can lead to misunderstandings, confusion, and miscommunication. To overcome these obstacles, you can use the following strategies:
Use clear and concise language, avoiding jargon or technical terms that may be unfamiliar to others.
Use visual aids, such as diagrams, charts, or slides, to help illustrate your points.
Use online tools, such as chatboxes or emojis, to convey tone and emotions.
Encourage active participation and engagement from all participants, through interactive activities, polls, or breakout sessions.
Establish clear expectations and guidelines for communication, such as how to ask questions, respond to messages, or provide feedback.
Finally, for Q3, reviewing, revising, and editing your work is an essential part of the writing process. To review and reflect on your writing effectively, you can follow these