I think full-sentence outlines are more beneficial because they explain more. I get a more understanding of the point I was trying to make rather than a single word form. They also help you get your paper started and organize your paper.
It would be less time consuming but not easier if you were to skip the outline process. You run the chance of your paper getting off track, or going back and forth between topics, which will confuse your readers.
To turn my outline into my rough draft I will stay on the topic of the outline being discussed and work my way down. I will make sure every point is discussed so not to lose any by using my main topics in the body paragraphs. I will end the writing with a conclusion of summarizing the main points of the writing.
I think full-sentence outlines are more beneficial because they explain more. I get a more understandi