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Discussion 3/2
Fri Mar 2, 2012 10:20pm
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For my annotated bibliography I am still unsure of a topic. I will most likely spend part of tomorrow researching potential topics, and then ultimately deciding on my final topic choice. I am now debating between the correlation between obesity and the fast food industry and the effects of advertising techniques on women. I have done minimal research on both of the latter topics and think that both could be potentially fruitful research topics. The reason that I am so interested about obesity and the fast food industry is because I recently watched the documentary "Supersize Me" and I wanted to look more in depth about how the fast food industry influences obesity in today's American society and all around the world. I am interested in the effects of advertising on women because in my Enthnocultural Psychology class, we recently watched a short film about rhetorical devices that are used to manipulate people's perception of advertisements, specifically directed toward the objectification of women. In my class we have also read many essays on similar topics. All in all, my main concern with the annotated bibliography is being able to find recent information about both of the potential topics... The topic that I will choose tomorrow will most likely be the one that I can find the most recent print sources and Internet sources about...though both are interesting topics, I need to choose the one that provides the most qualitative sources. I found the library instruction class EXTREMELY helpful. Had I not had the opportunity to be in a library instruction class, this annotated bibliography would have been painstakingly long and arduous just in locating the sources alone. I honestly had no earthly idea what I was doing on the library web page before I sat in on the library instruction class. I also thought that I would have killed myself in Joyner Library trying to find sources from 2006 to the present. I hope that whatever topic I end up choosing, it will not bore me half to death, and I will not want to rip my hair out trying to search for sources and complete the assignment. I suppose we'll see on the 26th of March if I have any hair left after completing the annotated bibliography...

  • 3/2 Discussion - Andy Bates, Thu Mar 1 8:14pm
    What topic have you chosen for the Annotated Bib? Why have you chosen this topic? What, if anything, did you find useful about the library instruction class? Have a great and safe Spring Break.
    • Discussion 3/2 - Aimee Callicutt, Fri Mar 2 10:20pm
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