Sunday: ‘Secrets for Surviving College and Improving Your Grades’ and In-class Post Test

What we did in class, today – It was announced that students’ marks for the Weeks 1 and 2 have been entered in MyGUST. (See how your MySkillsLab marks are calculated for Moodle.) Students discussed ‘Secrets for Surviving College and Improving Your Grades’ (pp. 5-9 in the MySkillsLab e-text, In Concert) and then took an in-class post-test about it.

 Bonus Credit

  • Students who participate as part of a Quiz Show team on Wednesday, March 7, will earn bonus credit. To enter your team, contact Mr. John Ablorh (ablorh.j@gust.edu.kw) no later than the 21st of February.
  • Enter the Edible Books contest on the 11th of April to earn bonus credit.
  • Earn bonus credit by submitting your original poem or short story to e-Muse no later than the 30th of April.
  • It was announced that students can earn up to five percent bonus credit for going 10 times to the English Department’s Writing Lab (first floor in the library) for tutoring. They must take the bonus credit form with them, but only Ms. Bushra may tutor them for bonus credit.

Homework – Read how to write a response essay before class on Tuesday.

What we will do in class on Tuesday, Jan. 30 – We will discuss how to write a response essay.

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