1. Select a Topic
- Select a topic that interests you.
- Search to see if there is enough information about your topic (textbooks, material found through the library catalogues, scholarly articles, newspaper articles, reputable internet sites etc.).
Thinking of topic ideas is the effortless part. Narrowing your topic to create your thesis statement takes a little bit of research and thought. Here are some sites that can help you to select your topic and narrow down its concentrate:
Two. Create an Outline
Now that you have a topic selected, there are many aspects of it that you can talk about. However, you need to determine what areas you are going to deal with specifically. Concept Mapping is a good way of organizing ideas to demonstrate relationships inbetween things. Many people use this method for taking class notes as well as organizing their papers.
Trio. Types of Resources
There are many types of resources available to you as a researcher – not all are identically good for all topics. For every topic there is a key resource. Make sure you are consulting the best resources for your topic.
Four. Organizing Your Research
Write down every possible search term for your topic and make sure that you understand all aspects of it.
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