Plus studying Relative Ethnic Studies here at Wa State University going on 3 years, I have been in several classes, browse chapter after chapter of texts, and get an active student in those classes by day two. I say day two because I know that we am the sort of student who, in a class room setting, is not going to speak up unless 1) I was 1000% confident that what I have to say will certainly add and present something for the lecture or 2) I've an idea in the instructors look at of myself as a college student. Yes, I know that ought not to matter, but for me it does. I have always been the type of person who needs that positive reinforcement, somewhat of encouragement or maybe a belief inside my abilities to feel comfortable in those abilities. We am a bright individual that has a great deal to help the class, yet this term, I was missing that confidence. Whenever I might read the given readings I would take records in my catalogs, jot down questions, and make sure that we fully realized the material before you go to school. I was always prepared for lectures nevertheless I rarely raised me. I would merely sit back and listen to what everyone was declaring. Just because a student is definitely participating, I would sit within my seat and actively pay attention, take notes, and in these 50 minutes I would take off of class with a few of my questions clarified, new suggestions and lens to look over the same material with. I have always been a listener, it really is one of my own strengths like a student, in a class like this where participation is vital, I realize where which can be a power and a weakness. I realize my advantages but my weaknesses being a student often top that. I cared for a lot at the outset of the year about how precisely the instructor experienced about my abilities as a student; I actually felt that he believed I had not been smart and that bothered me personally. Not that we need individuals to think that Now i am some overt genius, although still…I need that confidence. I know at this point after meeting with instructor a few times and handling this that we shouldn't...