Picking and Developing a Topic

Choosing your Research Topic

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Time needed to complete this module: 10 minutes

Learning Objectives: 

  • Students will define the scope of their research as appropriate.
  • Students will understand the fluid and often unpredictable nature of research.

When you are assigned a research project, you will often be allowed to choose what you want to explore. This can be exciting for many people, but for others it is a challenge. Watch the video below to help you get started.


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