700- to 1,050-word paper analyzing expectations for a graduate student in the College of Education and as a future educator. This is a time to practice writing in APA format, which will be the required writing style throughout your program.
Your paper should include but not be limited to the following topics and questions:
Communication and writing:
- Why are effective communication skills crucial to your success? Explain the characteristics of graduate writing, as well as how writing at the graduate level differs from other forms of writing. What are your individual strengths and weaknesses when it comes to writing? What strategies will you use to improve your writing? What resources are valuable for quality research?
- What are your experiences in working in a team environment? How will you apply effective strategies when working in a Learning Team?
- Describe three to five-time- and stress-management strategies needed to fulfill your commitment to this program.
- What do you think will be the major challenges you will come across? How will you overcome those challenges?