|By simply breaking down a writing 'task' as a 'process', Derek was able to help the class realize how much easier and effective our writing could be. His information was stimulating, and the class seemed anxious to try his techniques and ideas,in our own writing.|
|This course was really informative and wasn't stressful. The schedule that is set up allows students enough time between drafts and essays that it isn't overwhelming. The instructor gives good and insightful information that is very helpful.|
|I liked that he gave use detailed feedback on each of our drafts to help us in the revision process
towards the final draft. It was also nice to receive feedback from other students, during class.|
|the instructor was very descriptive. He had a very reasonable schedule for assignments.|
|The instructor gave clear explainations of what was required per essay. Helpful, informative. I really liked him as an instructor. I never thought I would enjoy writing but I did and truly enjoyed the class.
He taught us about the learning center and how to access the UH library.
Mr Snyder enjoys teaching and it shows every day in class.
I really liked the class (never thought I would) and the essays wasn't a chore because he was there every step of the way.|
|I found learning how to write an essay or a paper with detail mixed with your thoughts and feelings and the proper format very valuable and helpful in this course.|
|the teacher really seemed interested in our learning and he if there was anything i didnt understand he explained it until i fully understood|
|He went through each process bit by bit and helped us with any little question we had.|
|the instructor engage with the students in a very professional and understandable manner one.making the class an enthusiastic|
|The way Derek taught me how to take it one step at a time and how to put everything together.|
|The course helped refire my writing skills that have been long dormant.|
|The most valuable thing i learned in this class is how to plan out my essay. The plan was easy and the layout he used as an example was really helpful. I actually have used it several times since then for other classes. It makes writing easier, and helps my ideas flow more naturally.|
|I think that this course very helpful in strengthening my writing skills. This course has really helped me be more creative in my writings.|
|I BELIEVE MR.SNYDER LOVES WHAT HE DOES AND IT SHOWS.BECAUSE OF HIS PASSION IT MAKE THE CLASS, INNTERESTING AMD ENJOYABLE.|
|I loved that the professor gave personal feedback to each and every individual student off the top of his head, showing that he had read each paper and had taken the time to grasp the meaning of it.
And the feedback that he gave was very good.|
|teachers care, great information about writing|
|when it comes down to acedemic writing, the message gets delivered across to the reader much more clearer.|
|how to put emotion into your writing|
|how to write academically approved essays.|
|I found that the fact that my proffesor cared about my education heleped me greatly to appreacate the class and put forth my full effort to excell in this posative learning enviorment. this is the most succesfull learing enviorment ive ever been in and i hope that it contienues to be like this at mcc if not then ill just have to take another class of dereks.|
|He gave us many ways to start off with our essays. It made it easier for me to write my essays. he is a good teacher that cares.|
|I found that type of instruction was the most valuable and helpful part of the course. The progression of the writing process was laid out clearly and in a way that was encouraging and fun.|
|mr.snyder has alot of patience and encouragement. he is an awesome teacher.|
|Everything that I learned in this class was very good. I really enjoyed this class in the beginning I was scared because I have been out of school for a long time. However with the help of this instructor I really enjoyed this class and I learned alot. THANK YOU|
|Derek made writing easy and a pleasure. He is thoughtful and makes the process of writing extremely accessible. I have really LOVED being in this class and I know that I will be able to take the tools that Derek has given me further into my academic writing!|
|The most valuable thing was that it help me unlock my writing abilities that I never knew I had.|
|The instructor really cares about the students. He genuinely wants to get to know us and our writing style and help us. He takes an interest in our particular essays and wants us to succeed in the future. He also really presents the information in a way that is understandable and not overwhelming.|
|I learn alot about the writing process. This class has clearly made me understand more in writing an essay. I just love it !|
|writing a good thesis of a essay.|
|He gave us many time to discuss about the essay with classmate, and it was really helpful for me.|
|I found learning about the writing process the most valuable part of this course. It helped with every essay and i think this will allow for excellent essays in the future for other parts of the class. It was helpful the way we were taught to keep the audience and your purpose in mind. Everything I learned will be used.|
|The step by step process. He goes over everything with us and it's valuable because it leaves us with no questions and we know what to do. Thank you Mr.Snyder.|
|The thing I found most valuable and helpful about this course was the encouragement from Derek. He helped me have confidence in my writing abilities and was always willing to put in the extra time.|
|The most valuable and helpful thing about this course was being able to write great essays and having the right knowledge to write essays.|
|Continued help whenever i had questions, or problems with any paper, and encouraged feedback within class to help improve ourselves.|
|Has taught me valuable lessons in writing different types of essays.|
|what i found valuable about the course is that i learned how to expand my writing. i also learned as a writer that its not the quantity of words but how you explain what you can write in your paper. shootz|
|The course excelled the way I write in a great extent.
I made really great improvements.
It improve my writing technique, and advanced my vocabulary.
It also taught me how to become a critical reader of my own writing.|
|We were able to go through the entire writing process that that helped me to become a better writer. I now know how to start writing a paper and what to do to take the writing process step-by-step. I can use the skills I have acquired and apply it whenever I need to write an essay be it for another class or for personal use.|
|It really shows you how to put together a great paper. Mr Snyder is extremely
organized and efficient. He is a great teacher!! I enjoyed getting to know all the steps to writing and the different types of papers we wrote.|
|I felt that I found the instructors use of worksheets, breaking down essays, and writing them piece by piece,one step at a time, instead of all at once, as well as use of book and interenet resources, was most valuable.|
|The most valuable and helpful thing about the course was the way the teacher took time to explain and really helped with things that needed to be done. He took us step by step through the process of writing an essay the correct way, yet not having it be boring.|