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Journal Entry 12: Argument (Coursework Sample)

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book title is successful college writing brief fifth edition by Kathleen T.Mcwhorter This is my course work Required Journal Entry 12: Argument Analyze: Review the essay by Peter Bregman on pages 534–536 and the essay by David Silverman on pages 537–539. Respond to the two viewpoints using either the compare/ contrast or the classify/divide pattern of development. Review Chapters 12 and 13 if necessary. (Open, list) React: React to this thesis: “Reducing multitasking to a minimum reduces the stressful dehumanizing effects of compulsive multitasking.” Don't immediately choose to agree or disagree. Instead, explore in the entry your feelings and beliefs, both agreement and disagreement, until you reach a point of conviction, showing yourself coming to a place where you strongly agree or disagree. (3 paragraphs, 5 sentences each) Required Journal Entry 14: Notes and Citations Reread “Writing Summary Notes,” “Writing Paraphrases,” and “Avoiding Plagiarism” on pages 611–614 of the textbook. Also review both the MLA and APA formats for citing Internet sources on textbook pages 652–655 and 673–674. Then, go to http://www(dot)careerbuilder(dot)com. Scroll to the Job Search Tools section. Click Career Advice from the bulleted list. From the list provided, choose any article related to a job search. Actively read and reread that article several times. Summary: Summarize the article. (1 paragraph, 3–5 sentences) MLA format: Write an accurate citation for the article using MLA format. APA format: Write an accurate citation for the article using APA format. Required Journal Entry 13: Website Evaluation First, identify or make up a particular career need you've faced or might face, such as earning a promotion at your current job, switching jobs, or entering the job market. Then, reread “Choosing and Evaluating Useful Sources,” pages 583–587, and “Evaluating Internet Sources,” pages 585–586. Next, examine each of the following two websites: - http://www(dot)careerbuilder(dot)com - http://www(dot)rileyguide(dot)com Argue in favor of the site you believe is most relevant for your career need and most reliable. As you discuss specific reasons to support your thesis, use the terminology and criteria for electronic sources discussed in the textbook. Include with your evidence why the other site isn't as satisfactory for your purpose. (5 paragraphs, 5 sentences each) Required Journal Entry 12: Argument Analyze: Review the essay by Peter Bregman on pages 534–536 and the essay by David Silverman on pages 537–539. Respond to the two viewpoints using either the compare/ contrast or the classify/divide pattern of development. Review Chapters 12 and 13 if necessary. (Open, list) React: React to this thesis: “Reducing multitasking to a minimum reduces the stressful dehumanizing effects of compulsive multitasking.” Don't immediately choose to agree or disagree. Instead, explore in the entry your feelings and beliefs, both agreement and disagreement, until you reach a point of conviction, showing yourself coming to a place where you strongly agree or disagree. (3 paragraphs, 5 sentences each) Required Journal Entry 11: Classification and Division Think about the information you've read concerning definition, classification, and division. How would you define or classify yourself? As you freewrite, consider all your aspects, including your roles, personality, background, and experiences. source..
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Free writing: Name: Institution: Date: Journal Entry 12: Argument Not all kind of multitasking is as negative, a closer look and evaluation will reveal that fact. Planning a head is key to multitasking that is positive. During the long bus rides to school and back, or the time taken to prepare and make dinner, would be a good time to make those routine calls. When these activities are planned ahead in good time, they tend to have a greater positive effect, reducing time wasted and enhance the quality of the tasks accomplished. Some other kinds of multitasking are not as productive and they end up being destructive. These could be getting distracted by social media alerts, games, e-mails or even the urge to browse for videos on YouTube, while at the same time trying to read for an assignment. As such, if multitasking is limited to just what is required to accomplish the most important tasks, it will reduce the negative effects of multitasking. The worst hit by the negative multitasking are the students, as they could be on a home computer trying to research on class work, but they have several other applications running in the background. Such applications are most likely going to be social media websites e.g. Facebook, Twitter, or even texting on the smart phones. It becomes really hard to balance between whatever class work needs to done and the temptations to chat with friends. There is even a more compulsive temptation, when the sites they are visiting do not have some kind of alerts. The students therefore keep checking the sites, to see what they have missed in the last few seconds they were not on the site (McWhorter 289). It is therefore important that these distractions are reduced by limiting multitasking to the most necessary tasks. Having the phone close by, is a good thing as one can receive important message that require ones attention. It is not productive, however, to sign in to the social media websites while working as it will consta...
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