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Ali Capri
Discussion 4/19
Fri Apr 19, 2013 1:32pm
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There are many challenges that I am preparing to face with the upcoming issue paper. The biggest issue will probably be my own procrastination and lack of motivation to do anything in the last few weeks of school, not only because summer is coming but because all of my other teachers are piling up the work as it gets closer to the end. I get stressed out by all of the work and then I just do nothing. But besides that, Iím just nervous that Iím not going to have enough actual facts and ďevidenceĒ to back up the sides of my issue. I know that most of it is based off of opinion and assumptions, and the majority of resources that I am finding are narrowed to very specific situations where drug testing has been implemented or taken away. I donít know why there arenít as many available ďcredibleĒ sources for this topic as I had predicted. I feel like this always happened to me though. At least I only have to use 7 sources though, rather than find 15 as in the annotated bibliography. I was so scared I would not find enough.
After researching my topic I learned that the topic of welfare is subject to each state, rather than the country as a whole as I expected. The other information that I found was basically just reports of drug testing that were implemented and some of what peopleís reaction to it has been. I have seen a lot of opinion stuff, which you told me to avoid, so Iím not sure how Iím going to work that out. I am going to try to use the resources available to the best of my ability and let Jesus take the wheel.
I donít really have any other questions as of right now, but hopefully I can make it through this paper and it will turn out to be good quality. As for the number of questions on the discussion, I think that the more questions, the easier it is to make the 350 words mark. I think you should add approximately 87 more questions to this discussion. 87 is a good number. So is 71. I like those numbers. Theyíre far better than the number 8. Just saying.

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