CO130 - Academic Writing

Choosing and Refining a Topic

Choosing your topic is an essential part of getting started with research--if you choose a specific, searchable topic, you'll get much better results when you start searching! Start with the short video (below) to get a sense of choosing a topic.

Research Process Overview

See the chart below to get a sense of some of the steps you might take in your research process! Note that these don't always occur in the same order--and sometimes you have to go back to an earlier step if you get stuck.


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