How to select a Topic

Selecting a Topic
The ability to develop a good research topic is an important skill. An instructor may assign you a specific topic, but most often instructors require you to select your own topic of interest. When deciding on a topic, there are a few things that you will need to do:

Brainstorm for ideas
Choose a topic that will enable you to read and understand the literature
ensure that the topic is manageable and that material is available
make a list of key words.

be flexible
define your topic as a focused research question
research and read more about your topic
formulate a thesis statement
Be aware that selecting a good topic may not be easy.

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