Assigned Readings

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What percentage of assigned reading do you complete?

100% + (i.e. supplements, etc.)
16
44%
90%
8
22%
80%
3
8%
70%
2
6%
60%
0
No votes
50%
1
3%
40%
2
6%
30%
0
No votes
20%
2
6%
0%
2
6%
 
Total votes: 36

SDviaVA
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Assigned Readings

Postby SDviaVA » Fri Nov 04, 2011 12:12 pm

So much reading!

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Re: Assigned Readings

Postby Kilpatrick » Fri Nov 04, 2011 12:20 pm

You have assigned supplements? That sucks.

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Re: Assigned Readings

Postby 03121202698008 » Fri Nov 04, 2011 12:25 pm

Kilpatrick wrote:You have assigned supplements? That sucks.


I read the casebook but not the supplement. I use the supplement to clarify reinforce inky as needed.

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Re: Assigned Readings

Postby whuts4lunch » Fri Nov 04, 2011 12:27 pm

I don't read for LWRAP, but read pretty much everything for the other classes. Civ Pro I read a combo of casebook and hornbook

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Re: Assigned Readings

Postby SDviaVA » Fri Nov 04, 2011 12:53 pm

Kilpatrick wrote:You have assigned supplements? That sucks.


No, I meant to indicate that this option was reading everything assigned, plus additional material not assigned

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Re: Assigned Readings

Postby 03121202698008 » Fri Nov 04, 2011 1:11 pm

SDviaVA wrote:
Kilpatrick wrote:You have assigned supplements? That sucks.


No, I meant to indicate that this option was reading everything assigned, plus additional material not assigned


The flaw in your poll then, is their is no option to read 100% without reading supplements.

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Re: Assigned Readings

Postby SDviaVA » Fri Nov 04, 2011 1:29 pm

blowhard wrote:
SDviaVA wrote:
Kilpatrick wrote:You have assigned supplements? That sucks.


No, I meant to indicate that this option was reading everything assigned, plus additional material not assigned


The flaw in your poll then, is their is no option to read 100% without reading supplements.



Yeah I know, i meant to put that option in

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Re: Assigned Readings

Postby r6_philly » Sat Nov 05, 2011 12:57 am

blowhard wrote:
Kilpatrick wrote:You have assigned supplements? That sucks.


I read the casebook but not the supplement. I use the supplement to clarify reinforce inky as needed.


I have supplements but they are actually easier to read than the casebook. Usually just background/policy stuff which reads like a romance novel compare to the casebook :D

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Re: Assigned Readings

Postby Bildungsroman » Sat Nov 05, 2011 1:01 am

So far I've read everything assigned.

r6_philly wrote:I have supplements but they are actually easier to read than the casebook.

I'm almost certain that that's the point.

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Re: Assigned Readings

Postby r6_philly » Sat Nov 05, 2011 1:06 am

Bildungsroman wrote:So far I've read everything assigned.

r6_philly wrote:I have supplements but they are actually easier to read than the casebook.

I'm almost certain that that's the point.


Not always though depending on the background knowledge and professor preference. I'd probably find historical or econ stuff a bit denser than cases.

Reading everything is great as long as I have the time. I remember cases/points much better if I actually read the whole opinion.

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Re: Assigned Readings

Postby Always Credited » Sat Nov 05, 2011 2:13 am

Proudly polling 0%

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Re: Assigned Readings

Postby shock259 » Sat Nov 05, 2011 2:19 am

Do all of them, then read the supplements as needed. Do I read them in great detail? No. I pretty much fast-read them, slow down and focus on the holding and the most important reasons for the holding.




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