This is discussion board eleven. In order to fully comprehend/appreciate the significance of this, you must click on the following link (make sure your volume is up): http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=NrVCjnRdB_k Describe your experience in ENGL 1200 this semester. What have you found to be most beneficial? Least... more
What challenges do you think you'll face with the upcoming issue paper? What are you most concerned with about the assignment? Since obviously you've started your research by now, what information have you found out about your topic? Have you encountered any surprising info? What questions (if any) do you still have... more
The topic for my final paper is cloning. I picked this topic because I originally had suggested RFID technology as a topic but after researching it, I discovered that the only con to it for the most part was an invasion of consumer privacy. It could also up the crime rate because people with homemade RFID device... more
The topic I have chosen for the issue paper is on the matter of legalizing marijuana. It is a matter that has been in the media recently and is an active issue since a lot of people are curious what the actions of the government are going to be towards the few states that have decided to legalize the recreational use... more
At first I was considering a few different topics for my issue paper but finally settled on the death penalty as my topic. The two opposing sides’ viewpoints are those that are for the death penalty and those that are against it. There are quite a few pros and cons for this topic and many sources available to find... more
What is your final topic for the Annotated Bibliography? Why have you chosen it? What types of sources have you found to be most relevant to your topic (scholarly articles, newspapers etc.)? Where have you been able to find the most sources for your topic? What questions or concerns (if any) do you have about... more
What has your reaction been to the TC Boyle stories we've read so far? Which story have you liked most? Which have you liked least? Why? Are there any stories you've read that we haven't read in class that you'd like the class to read & discuss (Its a long shot, I know).
What topic(s) are you considering for your Annotated Bibliography? What have you chosen it? What resources do you think would be most helpful for finding sources on this topic with the narrow date range? Do you have any questions in mind knowing we are having a library instructional session on Monday?
What did you find most challenging about writing the informative paper? What did you think was easiest about the assignment? Now that you have submitted your papers, what do you feel were your paper's strengths? Weaknesses?
2/22 - Allison Brouillette,Fri Feb 22, 2013 11:35am
What I found most challenging about writing my paper was trying not to use my sources too much. In the past, I have been corrected on my papers to not rely as heavily on my sources for information. I tried really hard to only use a tiny bit of information from each sources and then build off of the information. Anther ... more
My final topic for my research paper is going to be about the life of Edgar Allen Poe and how it has affected is writing. He had a tough history encompassed by many family issues. Not to mention that there were a drastic amount of deaths during his life span mainly among his family. Living through a constant... more
What topic(s) are you considering for your informative paper? Why have you chosen it? What questions do you have about your topic that you will need to answer in order to expand your understanding of it?
The topic that I have considered for my paper is golf. I selected this because this is a sport that has been near and dear to my heart since day one. Its something that I've always expressed interest in but at the same time something I can always learn more about. Some questions I will need to answer is what each club ... more
Describe your experiences in previous English classes. What have you found beneficial? What have you found to not be beneficial? Based on your experiences, what do you feel are things I could do to be most effective in helping you with your writing?
In past English classes I have had outstanding professors. All of my past English classes have been very engaging, had friendly class mates, and focused on interesting topics. In these classes I epically enjoyed the poetry and Shakespeare section of the course. In high school English classes my class mates and I... more
My experiences in previous English classes have not been too great. Most of the time it left a sour taste in my mouth after the class ended. Somethings I found very beneficial to me was the book reviews and the constructive criticism on my papers. They would point out where I went wrong, and then tell me how they... more
My experiences in my English classes have included both extremes. “Both extremes” meaning barely making a good passing grade and also me passing the class with a 100 average. You could make the conclusion that I’ve had inconsistent teachers in the past from these results. I have found that when teachers are very... more
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