ENGL 417 - Written Communication for the Workplace

This guide contains resources and learning advice commonly needed for written communication in the workplace.

Library Research Guide

Explore Topics

Be curious. Research is about exploring ideas and issues in your field. Mind mapping is a method that you can use to explore new topics.

Some questions to ask yourself as you explore:

  • What are the issues?
  • Who is impacted?
  • What relationships do I see?
  • What do I want to know more about?
  • What am I learning as I go?

Mind Map Structure

An exmaple of a mind map. There is a circle in the center labelled "main topic" with smaller circles branching out from the center labelled "suptopic."