1. What search terms did you use for this exercise? Offshore drilling, benefits of drilling for
2. What are the main features of the Wikipedia page? It explained what offshore drilling is,
gives a brief history of the oil industry and offshore drilli
Topic: Does offshore drilling really create more jobs?
Research Question: Who really benefits from offshore drilling?
Working thesis: I believe because of the way offshore drilling teams and rigs are rotated, there
are not as many jobs created as advertis
Summarizing and Paraphrasing a Reference
Offshore oil rigs provide many primary, secondary and tertiary jobs.
Authors name Kristian, E. Publication Date 2010
Page Number 1
Summary of Quote
Offshore rigs provide primary, secondary and tertiary
ITT Tech Virtual Library Exploration 2
What seven steps does this source identify as key to the writing process?
1. Identify a topic.
2. Refine your topic and put your idea in the form of a question.
3. Do preliminary research and record the source of you
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ITT Technical Institute Instructor
Id like to take this opportunity address some of my thoughts. First, let me say
that I am very excited to be in your class again and also looking forward to continue my
Unit 6 Exercise 1
Guided Reading-Finding Sources and Creating a Portfolio
1. What is meant by triangulation? How do researchers use triangulation to evaluate resources?
Triangulation is the application and combi
When to use a comma
Used to create continuity from one sentence to the
First, Yes, Still, However, Nevertheless
Ex: Most of the evidence seemed convincing. Still,
Mini Essay Work or Violence
Do violent video games lead to violence
Dating back to from the 1999 Columbine shooting up to the present, studies are being
conducted to determine the effects of violent video games. After students Dylan Klebold and Eric
Mini Essay War or God
Which God Do You Believe In?
For centuries, we have been forced sit, listen and learn to not only believe in, but also to
worship someone or something that you will never see or prove that existed. With so many
countries, so many peo
Spelling, Prefixes, Suffixes, &
Was that I
before E or
Make your own
Learn your mistake
Use a dict
Taking Comp 1
The four I have chosen are Concept Mapping, Free-writing, Brainstorming and Journalists
2. Examples of each:
Lots and lots of reading which is something Im not fond of . The writing, proper spelling, a
Where have the Children Gone
Gone are the days of arriving home from school to a moms smiling face, a greeting and
quick instructions on homework, your things to do list and the aroma of tonights dinner. Gone
are the days where you can hear children playi