You will be using the 2017 TED Conference as the springboard for your paper topic. The theme of the conference was "the future you." Below is a link to access those talks.
When we begin our research, it is is important to think about credibility. Even when watching TED talk, we need to think about who the speaker is and what background he or she comes from. We need to be skeptical.
|Content||Original research and experimentation||Industry/trade trends, products, and news||Current events, opinions, and general information|
|Look||Plain, long articles, may contain charts and graphs||Glossy, contains photos and industry/trade related advertisements||Glossy, contains color photos and everyday product advertisements|
|Authors||Experts in their field||Industry specialists or staff writers||Journalists/reporters, staff or freelance writers|
|Audience||Professors, researchers, students||Members of the particular industry or trade||Anyone|
|Language||Academic and technical||Jargon of the industry||Written in a language for anyone to understand|
|Documentation||Footnotes or bibliography||Occasionally contain cited sources||References may be mentioned in text|