So come to think of it, I’ve blogged literally nothing about my third class of the semester. Design Discourse with Yuan was pretty informative, though it felt like a class that I did not put a lot of effort into.(Please note I am in no way pleased about that.) While I truly love history and the evolution of art forms to date, I’m absolute crap at retaining information unless I’m being tested on it. I remember first day I took some notes, but I pretty much stopped after Yuan told me I didn’t need to worry about quizzes or tests. My incentive to take notes lies in the promise that there will be a test that will reflect my effort in the class. Without that, I essentially day dream or doodle, or play on my phone until the class is over. I kind of wish I wasn’t that way, because then I could apply myself more, but perhaps I can try harder next semester.
All in all, I’m frustrated that there aren’t more grading opportunities for me to push myself to achieve, however I understand that if I want to feel a sense of accomplishment, I must try to work outside the learning environment I was brought up in.