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WEEK 1 FORUM Forum 1: Introduction and Thinking about Research Essays Please note that there are 3 parts to this forum and that there is a second forum due in week 1. Introduce yourself in the class. Share personal information that would help us get to know you quickly. Please tell us why you are taking this course and what you hope to gain from obtaining your degree. Share with us the kind of research experience you have had and the research goals you have for COLL300. In addition, please take a look at the course objectives in the COLL300 syllabus and discuss the relevance to your career goals. 2. Please be sure to indicate in this introductory post that you understand the university's policy on plagiarism, which can be found here: 3. Please use the link below to read "The Sixth Paragraph: A Re-Vision of the Essay" by Paul Lynch. In this essay, the author examines the traditional five paragraph format and introduces an alternative strategy for writing essays. As you read through Lynch's essay, consider your own experiences with the five paragraph essay. Is it a valuable model or constricting? Does Lynch make his case for an alternative format? How? RESPONSE INTRODUCTION……. I would love to take Lynch’s class. Writing can be therapeutic and a whole semester of writing whatever I want would be great for me. Regarding my experiences with writing, I believe there is merit in Lynch’s argument. Different disciplines have different styles of writing. The personal essay belongs to the English discipline; however, I believe that having practice in both the standard academic essay and the personal essay makes one a more well-rounded writer. In the past, I have
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