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Selecting a Research Topic

Selecting a Research Topic

Finding the right topic for any type of research can be difficult.
Use this guide to help select a quality research topic.

The ability to develop a good research topic is an important skill. Sometimes instructors will assign a specific topic, but usually they will ask you to select a topic that interests you. 

Selecting a good topic is not easy. It must be narrow and focused enough to be interesting yet broad enough to find adequate information. Use the steps below to help you carefully define and select your research topic.

Follow the 7 steps to help select your research topic. Click on the left side tabs to guide you through the steps.

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