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Taylor Cabaniss
3/1 Discussion
Fri Mar 1, 2013 10:38am
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For the annotated bibliography, I was thinking about researching breast cancer. Now days it is a big issue with women all over the world and there are always some kind of benefits for people suffering with breast cancer. I am generally aware of the illness because it has become such a big deal within the last decade. Also the fact that I am a woman and can end up getting the disease, makes me feel like I should be more aware and educated about the topic. One of the reasons I am considering this topic is because my grandma was diagnosed with breast cancer when she was in her early 50s. Even though it was a struggle every day and they had to perform surgery, she overcame it and has been cancer free for about 30 years. She is a very strong woman that inspires me that every obstacle that comes in our way can be achieved. I think academic journal articles would be most helpful on this topic because there is so much research going on to find a cure for cancer here recently. Also I can look at brochures or documents similar to that would be in a doctorís office.
Another topic I am debating about completing my annotated bibliography on is the ďNo Child Left BehindĒ plan that is supposed to be followed by our education system. I donít feel that this is effectively carried out because I feel that sometimes teachers pass students so they will not have to deal with them anymore. This is by no means beneficial to the student because they might not have anybody who believes they can achieve certain goals or to help them at home so they need the teachers to believe in them. Also it just hurts them in the long run because they didnít succeed in a certain grade level they were passed at, so they are going to suffer in the next grade up and it just continues on a downward spiral.
I donít have any questions regarding our library session on Monday. I figure it will be the same orientation that we were given in our English 1100 class and our COAD 1000 class. I assume the library person will show us how to research certain material and how to access certain databases for our topics. Also how to locate book on the selves by using their system.

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