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Andrew Crews
02/22/13
Fri Feb 22, 2013 4:27pm
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The thing I found the hardest for the informative paper was trying to find credible sources that gave enough information. I would find sources that were parts of books or only half a page, and it was killing me because I knew most of the information on those pages. I looked for good sources that gave enough information during that last weekend and it paid off being at home where I could concentrate. The easiest part about this paper was composing it which is hard for me to do, because what I have in my head makes sense, but when I put it on paper it does not make sense. Another strong point I feel that this paper has is the fact that I did not just throw down a bunch of nonsense just to get it finished; I took my time because I was truly interested in the subject. Now that the paper has been submitted I think that the strong point of my paper was the fact that I knew a lot of information with taxidermy already. It really helped that I had spent quite a bit of time in a taxidermists shop and watched a little bit of the process. The thing that I find most weak about my paper is the fact that I am not the strongest writer. As I said before what makes sense in my head hardly ever makes sense in the paper. It makes me worry when so much is on the line, and if this paper made sense to me but it does not make sense to you then I might as well go ahead and count my chickens because I cannot imagine that the rest of our papers will be any easier. I would say that another weak part of my paper is the fact that I have never written a research paper where only twenty or thirty percent could be actual research, where the research papers have written were always ninety percent research with only ten percent being from my own head. The only thing that may save me during the last papers is going to you during office hours, and going over my papers so I understand what will make them stronger.

  • 2/22 Discussion - Andy Bates, Thu Feb 21 7:14pm
    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... more
    • 2/22 Discussion - Lillie Ring, Fri Feb 22 9:40pm
      The most challenging thing about writing my informative paper was probably organizing my thoughts. I did many outlines, but once I put it into paragraph form, it seemed like I was so scatter brained. ... more
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      While writing this informative essay I found many things I struggled with along with things that came easy to me. While deciding a topic to write about I immediately thought about cervical cancer... more
    • Discussion of paper - Elyse Huwe, Fri Feb 22 4:29pm
      Now that I have submitted my paper, I am more relived. One of the most challenging parts about writing my paper was finding the time to do it. I have a very busy schedule with a lot of classes that... more
    • 02/22/13 - Andrew Crews, Fri Feb 22 4:27pm
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    • 2/22 - Taylor Krol, Fri Feb 22 4:00pm
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    • 2/22 Discussion - Taylor Meadows, Fri Feb 22 3:56pm
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    • 2/22 - Kara Cayton, Fri Feb 22 3:30pm
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    • 2/22 Discussion - Brooke Wilson, Fri Feb 22 3:03pm
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    • 2/22 Discussion - Lindsey Albaugh, Fri Feb 22 2:39pm
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    • 2/22 Discussion - Emily Bethea, Fri Feb 22 1:56pm
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    • 2/22 Discussion - Jessica L. Rogers, Fri Feb 22 1:49pm
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    • 2/22 Discussion - Ian Bartholomew, Fri Feb 22 1:33pm
      Writing this research paper turned out to be more difficult than I had originally imagined it would be. One of the hardest things to me about any research paper, including this one, is finding... more
    • 2/22 Response - Colin Reilly, Fri Feb 22 1:30pm
      I struggled during some points of this paper. I feel like the topic I chose had very limited print source information and statistics. This was definitely my biggest problem because it was very hard... more
    • Re: 2/22 Discussion - Hunter Bowden, Fri Feb 22 1:22pm
      The most challenging part of this paper was using my sources in an organized way. I also think that finding enough sources that had a lot of information that I could use as examples and to explain... more
    • 2/22 Discussion - Michael Avila, Fri Feb 22 12:54pm
      The most challenging part of the paper was sorting my thoughts and staying within my topic. There were many points during my paper were I wanted to discuss other things, but didn't because it would... more
    • 2/22 Discussion - Olivia Kutsch, Fri Feb 22 12:47pm
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      I think the most challenging thing about the informative paper was trying to pick something to write about. It took me a good week or so to actually come up with a topic. I switched the topic around... more
    • 2/22 Discussion - Colleen Aspenleiter, Fri Feb 22 11:49am
      The most challenging part of the essay was trying to not digress to a perspective where an argument could shine through. I am a very vocal person when it comes to my beliefs and have some passion... more
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      I thought that the informative research paper was somewhat challenging. It was much more difficult than I thought or planned that it was going to be. At first when I heard the topic and what exactly... more
    • 2/22 Discussion - Taryn White, Fri Feb 22 10:22am
      There were many challenging parts for me. I had a hard time narrowing down my topic, finding sources that were reliable and that I could understand, citing the right amount of information while still ... more
    • Re: 2/22 Discussion - Christian Bryant, Fri Feb 22 9:48am
      Now that I am done with that freaking paper, I must say I have a great relief and weight lifted from my shoulders and the world looks just a tad bit brighter. The informative paper was a bit... more
    • 2/22 Discussion - Pamela Robson, Fri Feb 22 9:27am
      I found this paper rather difficult because I have never wrote anything like this before. It was such a broad topic that I found it really hard to decide on one topic to write about. I went back and... more
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