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Module 2: Identifying a Topic

 
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2.6 Self-Quiz

  1. Select the set of words that contain broader, narrower, and related (in that order) vocabulary for the term "fruit."



  1. Which of the following suggests the best topic for a brief research paper?



  1. Which is the best 1st strategy when you find too much information?



  1. Which would NOT be an effective way to narrow the broad topic of "identity theft"?



REMEMBER TO PRINT OUT YOUR QUIZ RESULTS FOR YOUR ACADEMIC DEAN
 
Module 2
2.0 Objectives
2.1 Definition of Research
2.2 Using a Topic
2.3 Broadening Your Research
2.4 Narrowing the Topic
2.5 Choosing Keywords
2.6 Self-Quiz
 
 

Tip to remember:

Many words have different meanings in different contexts. For example, Muhammad Ali was a boxer. The Boxer Rebellion took place in China. Give the computer enough information to tell the difference.

 
 

Broader terms

What broad disciplines or subjects may address your research question?

Related terms

Synonyms and other terms that describe issues or activities that relate to your key concepts.

Narrower terms

Specific examples of your key concepts. These might be cases, events, names, places, etc.

 

 

 
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