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Reflective Journal 2
As we move into research and how to validate your information that was researched we have developed some questions. What do you think when you read claims in a newspaper r magazine that seems to be unsubstantiated. I first take a look at the source and subject to ensure I understand what I am reading. The source will determine how I view the credit of the paper or magazine, some source are always subjective. The title or subject really defines how I will receive the information, will I be open minded or close mind because of the source. News is supposed to be informative data or information for the reader, so he or she can make an educated decision. Now a lot of sources are subjective all they do is cloud the readers mind with speculations, no facts.
Researching is the most important factor to ensure your reader receives the facts or your particular subject. Finding multiple sources is my method of research so I can use the compare method. I used websites, newspaper and when possible pass research papers to get a better understanding of what I am researching. What are the challenges in doing research? Identify what are facts and what are someone’s personnel thoughts. Some sources have a combination of both within their sources, so being able to pull the facts out becomes that much more difficult.
What are some tips that you think will help you and others in conducting research? First thing is to always use creditable sources that back up your research. Do not use sites such as Wikipedia or any other site that are consider non creditable. Second thing is always ask two or three other people about the sources you have chosen for your research. They can help you understand if your sources are creditable and gives you what your need for an excellent paper. Third suggestion is to start working on your paper as soon as…...

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