Academic Success Essay

Humanities

Academic Success Essay.

Thesis Statement and Informal Outline Worksheet

In this course, you will write a 1,050- to 1,400-word Continuing Academic Success essay, due in Week 5.This essay will help you will apply what you learned in this course and take responsibility for your success in your education and your career. Review the requirements for that assignment. 

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 Include the following in the outline this week:

·  The benefit of creating educational goals, including at least one educational goal you set for yourself

Personal learning style

·  Your personal learning style, as well as how knowing your learning style can help you be successful as you move through your program and career

·  How the writing process can help you advance your education and career

·  Which resources, inside and outside of the university, you can use to help you reach your goals and make you more successful

·  An explanation of the importance of academic integrity

Thesis Statement

Transition back

The class helped my transition back to school by identifying my style of learning, which helped me understand how I can learn more efficiently by offering examples of daily discouragements as well as obstacles while providing strategies to overcome them. It also introduced me to tools such as the center for writing excellence that can help me to become a better writer.

Informal Outline

1. Topic 1

The course foundations for university success helped with the transition for going back to school.

E-campus

a. Support Overview of the University of Phoenix, learning how to utilize the E-campus, what is expected of me from the university and why I am attending.

b. Support Explaining the obstacles that I may have to face and ways that I can overcome them.

2. Topic 2

Learning what my individual learning style is and how it helped me to understand my strengths and weaknesses as a student.

Individual learning style

a. Support Explanation of the different learning styles with a focus on my  individual learning style.

b. Support Explanation of my strengths and weaknesses as they pertain to my learning style.

3. Topic 3

The course introduced me to the center for writing excellence, which can help me to become a better writer.

Support explanation

a. Support Explanation of what the center for writing excellence is?

b. Support explaining how I intend to use the center of writing excellence to become a better writer?

Essay

Along with this essay, this other worksheet has to be filled out…


Using Sources

Continuing academic success assignment requirements

Review the Continuing Academic Success assignment requirements from Week 5.

Conduct research in the University Library to find at least three sources that are relevant for your Week 5 essay.

Complete the following table for each source you have chosen. Include the original passage when you provide the summary, paraphrase, and quote.

Source 1

Title of the article

Why did you choose this article?

Is the article credible? How?

Is the author biased? How do you know?

Is the article relevant? How?

Find a passage you might use and summarize it.

Find a passage you might use and paraphrase it.

Direct quote

Locate a direct quote that might fit into your paper.

Formal APA citation (Try using the citation generator in the University Library for additional information. This formal citation is what you will use for your reference page in your Week 5 essay.)

Source 2

Title of the article

Why did you choose this article?

Is the article credible? How?

Is the author biased? How do you know?

Is the article relevant? How?

Find a passage you might use and summarize it.

Find a passage you might use and paraphrase it.

Direct quote

Locate a direct quote that might fit into your paper.

Formal APA citation (Try using the citation generator in the University Library for additional information. This formal citation is what you will use for your reference page in your Week 5 essay.)

Source 3

Title of the article

Why did you choose this article?

Is the article credible? How?

Is the author biased? How do you know?

Is the article relevant? How?

Find a passage you might use and summarize it.

Find a passage you might use and paraphrase it.

Direct quote

Locate a direct quote that might fit into your paper.

Files attached in case they are needed.

Using Resources 

Thesis and Outline 

When choosing the three sources, please let me know so I can make sure they are also on the University’s library. Thank you.


Using Sources assignment is due on the 17th of this month, the essay is due a week from then.

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