the research, which included the following: (1) difficulty in the use and application of a second language; (2) family problems such as the need to address health conditions of my daughter who had to be admitted in the hospital for weeks; (3) I had to go to my country to enroll my daughters and take care of my wife and baby; (4) my group members did not provide appropriate information for the research requirement and the miscommunication and lack of response from any of my group members caused considerable stress.
One realized that any research endeavor, especially when done within a group setting, would necessitate collaboration between group members and the successful outcome of the research would depend upon the ability to discern the appropriateness of the reference materials and the authoritativeness of the authors who conducted previous studies on the subject at hand.
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