In this first section, you will learn how to develop your topic and know the difference between a research topic and a research question.
To learn how to develop and to refine your topic, work through the module below, completing the questions and quizzes at the end.
Click on the image below to go to the module - it will open in a new window. You will need to select the instructor's name (Christian Larson) and type in your eID as your user identifier.
Return to this guide to move on to the next page.
Learning about the importance of asking the right question and finding that balance between too broad and too narrow may take some practice and time, but remember you can always ask your instructor or a librarian for help.
Next you will learn about selecting the right kind of information - click on the "Types of Information" page tab to the left.