Developing a Research Topic

Learning Outcomes:

After completing this chapter, you will be able to:

  1. identify some goals to keep in mind as you choose a topic,
  2. choose an approach to further develop, broaden or narrow your topic,
  3. search for resources to get you started.

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Research Process Overview:

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Goals of Choosing a Topic:

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Brainstorming

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Broadening and Narrowing your Topic:

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Helpful Resources:

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Further Resources:

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For further information on this topic:

The Learning Portal by College Libraries Ontario. The Writing Hub – Choose a Topic. https://tlp-lpa.ca/research/choose-a-topic

Purdue Online Writing Lab (OWL). Invention: Starting the Writing Process. http://owl.english.purdue.edu/OWL/resource/587/01

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Further Questions?

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