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Tayler Creech
4/5 discussion
Sat Apr 6, 2013 2:41pm
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The overall most challenging thing about the annotated bibliography was making sure everything was perfect in the citations. I must have went back over it 5 times to make sure so hopefully it is correct. Some of my print sources (which was all of my sources) did not have an already made citation so I had to go to a citation maker website, so that was kind of a hassle. I also had some trouble naming an audience that the article was for. Most of my articles were meant for nutritionists, medical researchers, educators, or general parents. I felt like I was repeating myself but I guess since it was a pretty narrow topic, the audience would be pretty narrow as well. The easiest part of the annotated bibliography to me was the summary. I am good at summarizing stories/articles as far as the opening sentence and the closing. I think I wrapped up my summaries pretty well. I tried to pick articles with good information and not so scientific to where I could not understand it. This helped because I have picked out articles for papers in the past that donít make sense to me and I try to guess at what I am talking about instead of actually knowing. Now that I have submitted the paper, I feel accomplished. I finally understand how to cite articles or websites properly. I wish I had learned or was taught how to sooner but I was honestly just getting by with thinking I knew how (and I really wasnít sure if I was right). I honestly liked this assignment, especially if I get a good grade. It was pretty simple and I didnít complete it all in one night so it wasnít too stressful. I started on it a week before and did maybe 3 or 4 citations/summaries a day, which made it much easier on me since I canít sit down for hours at a time. I learned a few different things doing this such as making better use of my time and breaking the assignment down into smaller parts and how to cite an article properly.

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