What background, personal, or educational experiences do you have with research in general or creating arguments?

Over the next 5 weeks, you will be honing your research and writing skills. As you get started, it may be helpful to reflect on your prior experience conducting and using research. What background, personal, or educational experiences do you have with research in general or creating arguments? After reviewing the materials and learning activities this week, why do you think persuasive communication techniques might be useful in college and in your career?

Write a response to these questions in a minimum of 150 words. Consider the amount of information available in our society and why it is important to identify and use the most reliable information.