1. How well do you speak
2.How well do you READ English?
3.How well do you WRITE English?
4.What is your first or mother language?
5.Why are you at UTEP?
are you taking these
particular courses (ENGL 0310 and HIST 1301)?
6. The assignments in this course include a lot of
reading, writing and thinking. Points may be taken off for late
assignments. Do you agree to compete all reading and
writing assignments on time?
7. For this English class, please expect up
to 5 to 6 hours a week homework (including reading, writing and online
work) each and every week over the semester. Are you able and
willing to devote that much time to the course if necessary?
8.What do you most want to learn in this
"Reading and Communication Skills" class?
9.What other English courses have you taken in
College before this one?
What other English
courses are you enrolled in this current semester?
0311 Developmental Composition
1311 Expository Comp. I
10.What grade do you want in ENGL 0310?
11.Do you feel you belong in this course?
12.What do you NOT want to have in this course?
13.How many pages (college level) can you read in
English in an hour? (estimate)
14.What is your biggest "risk factor"
that might cause you to fail or drop ENGL 0310 (or to drop out of
UTEP altogether), and what are you doing
to overcome this risk?
What is the most important thing the Instructor can do to help you
overcome this risk?
15.How would you describe yourself as a student? (chose one--please
Just here because I have
to be; couldn't care less whether I pass or flunk.
interested in this subject, but willing to do the bare minimum required work to
pass ENGL 0310 and HIST 1301 with low "C's."
interested in this subject, but willing to compete to earn
"A's" and succeed in these courses.
in seriously learning all the courses have to offer.
16.Write one paragraph telling any important
things about yourself (your job or interests, life, family, personal
experiences, or what you hope to get out of the class) that you want the
Instructor to know about you.