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Erin Kelly
discussion 3/1
Fri Mar 1, 2013 3:19pm
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I am having a hard time coming up with topic ideas for writing this annotated bibliography. Once you mentioned in class that we were able to chose a topic for this annotated bibliography that went along with wanted we wanted to write our issues paper, I figured I would choose a topic that I could do for both. That way when it came time to choose a topic for the issues paper I would already have mine and not have to worry about it, but now that I need to think of a topic I am struggling to find one that I want to write about. I was thinking about doing something with teen health and how many struggle with it in college. I would focus on eating disorders and how it affects teens. I am sure I could find plenty of information and statistics for it, I just not sure if I would be able to also write about it for my issues paper and I want to pick a topic I am able to do for both to hopefully make it a little easier on my self. Another topic idea that I have thought about doing is writing about something related to cancer and tying it in with once there is no more to do for them “pulling the plug” and choosing to end their life. I think this topic I would be able to write both my annotated bibliography and issues paper on it. I also find this topic interesting and also close to me since I have known a few people where they have battle cancer and were left in a state where they were hooked up to machines keeping they alive. With whatever topic I end up choosing to write about the most helpful resource for me will hopefully be the library and the databases online. For my past papers I have written I have found many useful articles going through the ECU library website. Since I will rely mostly on the library website to find articles and to find books in the library, the instructional session will be very helpful in showing and reminding myself where to go to find what I am looking for, especially finding books in the stacks.

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