Paper topic: Social media and web sharing
1. Read these questions first.
2. Read your classmate’s essay.
3. Answer the questions and include quotations from your classmate’s paper to explain your answers.
A. Does the scope of the paper's research provide the basis for a good argument?
Absolutely! The introduction paragraph was an eye catcher as well as a strong thesis. The paper followed the thesis very well and as you see nothing was over exaggerated or too drawn out. Every statement and point was clear cut and to the point. Great job with getting your point across and pointing out both positive and negative aspects. I like the way you quoted your references. You gave a good introduction leading up to the quotes and resources that were used. Very enjoyable rough draft!
B. Does the paper represent sound critical thinking skills?
Yes, there are examples provided of how social media has socially affected some individuals but also how social media has also helped us in some ways. You can tell that Courtney’s ideas are very developed as well as there was thorough research done to back up her stance on social media and web sharing. Great rough draft!
C. Is the conclusion a good culmination of both research and critical analysis?
Yes, based on the conclusion it is obvious that Courtney was able to sum up the facts that were retrieved from her sources as well as add her own input of the future of social media. I also liked how throughout the paper it all stayed along and tied back into the thesis.
D. Does the paper use proper APA style formatting?
Yes, for the most part. There is a title page, header, and properly cited reference page. The only thing missing is the numbered pages.
E. Are solutions offered in the paper as a response to the problem identified?
Yes, solutions are offered as response to the problem identified. In the conclusion Courtney stated that “The future of social networking and web sharing should promote balance...