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Research & Learning


Focus Your Topic

Rather than jumping straight into searching, take a step back and plan your work. You need to focus your topic and identify keywords to find the best information.

Choose Your Topic

"Choose Your Topic"
Length: Self-paced, about 12 minutes
Source: Research Companion
Description: Choose your topic based on simple strategies.

Narrow Your Topic

"Narrow Your Topic"
Length: 3 minutes
Source: Research Companion
Description: Narrow your topic based on simple strategies.

Write Your Thesis Statement

"Write your thesis statement"
Length: 3 minutes
Source: Research Companion
Description: A thesis statement has debatable claims.