Research topics: Where to get help choosing a good topic Last Updated: Aug 14, 2019 Views: 74
The first step when planning and writing an assignment is picking a good topic. A good topic is relevant to the assignment and has enough information available for you to use.
Here are some resources that can help:
- Step one of the Library’s Research Guide can help you pick a subject that interests you, and refine that subject to a specific topic.
- The Planning Your Essay module in The Learning Portal can help you understand the assignment, organize your ideas, and create a thesis statement.
- The Choose a Topic module in The Learning Portal can help you choose a research question.
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