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Ali Capri
Discussion 3/1
Fri Mar 1, 2013 11:58am
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After hearing what you had to say in class about the Annotated Bibliography I have taken a few things into consideration before picking a topic. I am leaning towards something in my major, communications, because you said that you want us to write about something that will actually help us. I have also looked into topics that would be related to communications but also controversial so that I could use these sources for my next paper as well. With all of that in mind I have decided to choose the topic of journalism as a dying field. I feel as though that can be debated and has two sides, so that I could use it for my next paper. Researching it will also help me with my actual life because it can help persuade me to either stick with my major or consider changing it. If that topic is not specific enough I will narrow it down to something related but more narrow.
Iím not quite sure what resources would be the most helpful, but I would probably go with the online databases again. That is what helped me out the most for my last paper, and throughout high school. EBSCO can allow you to look for specific resources within the given years to date, so that will make it a lot easier.
I donít have any specific questions just yet about the annotated bibliography, but I am a little nervous because I have never done one before. I looked at the example on the class website, and it didnít look too difficult, but everyone that has done one tells me it is much harder than it looks. I always seem to have difficulty in finding resources as it is, so thatís why I am worried about this. Iím sure I will have more questions as I get started, and begin to research, but for now I do not have any. Hopefully I will be able to set up another meeting before the paper is due to discuss the expectations and requirements again, and to make sure again that my topic is ok. Other than that, I will just have to dive in, and see where it goes from there.


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