Finding and Using Local Data

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Finding and Using Local Data One of the requirements for the Argument essay is that you use at least one academic journal article (if you still aren’t sure what that is, talk to me or a librarian). The reason you have to use at least one article is because it fulfills both the requirements for a good source: it is reviewed and edited by several people, and all of them are considered experts or near-experts in their field. But, have you ever considered that you are an expert, too? You are! You are an expert about Kent State, college life, and many local issues. You should be able to use the information that you have available to help support your argument. What I am talking about is finding local data that is drawn from students and observations at Kent State University. For example: - Create a short survey (questionnaire) and have 10 or 20 people complete it. Use the results to back up a claim that you make. (“According to a recent campus survey, more than half of the respondents said that sleeping 8 hours was not very
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This note was uploaded on 03/03/2011 for the course ENG 11011 taught by Professor Dr.susant.lord during the Spring '08 term at Kent State.

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