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Tuesday, February 25, 2014

Fate

— How much control do you think you have over your fate?
I believe I have full control of my fate. Fate can be change if you put enough effort in it. 
— Do you think you will be better or worse off than your parents? In what ways? Why?
I think I'll be better off than my parent because I lived in a different environment than they did back when they were young.
— Do you feel your fate is already predetermined by your lineage — your parents and ancestors? Or do you feel you are in the driver’s seat in determining your own success?
I feel like I'm currently in a progress of advancing to my own future.

Wednesday, February 12, 2014

Pulitzer Prize

Who was the writer/writers and for which publication?
Mark Mahoney
What was the PURPOSE of their editorials? (See "citation" tab)
Clearness, sound reasoning, power to influence
After reading a few of the articles, describe what types of resources they used and approximately how many in any given editorial.
Longer and more bias
Did you detect any bias? Explain.  Cite specific passages.
Lots of bias 
How does the format, tone, and length of an editorial differ from a feature article?
It's pretty much the same other then the bias

Monday, February 10, 2014

Creative Article

#1
In my opinion, everyone can be creative. People just got to try harder and think bigger.
#2
What problems on these students’ lists also annoy you?
Roommate talking on Skype all night can be really annoying to me since I'm sleepy always.
What problems at your school or in your home or neighborhood can you identify?
Differcult to walk in the hallway because some people just stop and talk randomly.
How could you solve at least one of them?
Yes, make a rule about it.
Do you wish you could take a class in creative studies? Why or why not?

I would love to take a creative studies class, it sounds fun and easy.

Monday, February 3, 2014

4 interview questions

What are Sawatzki's rules of interviewing?

Avoid charge words
Don't ask yes or no questions
Keep question short

What are things not to do when interviewing?

Don't ask long questions 

What troubles or challenges have you encountered when conducting interviews?

Getting longer answer from people

What can you do in future interviews to elicit more detailed and informative responses?


Using better word choice and asking question that result longer answer.