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ENGL 391: Advanced Compostion ( Prof. Bracken)

Research guide for your ENGL 391 course

Develop a topic

Pick a topic and identify concepts.

Generate or brainstorm concepts, keywords, synonyms:

  • You can't count on finding articles about your exact topic, so think creatively
  • Deconstruct your topic into component parts
  • Examine each part and think of related concepts, terms & keywords

Consider who may be thinking and writing about your topic:

Who (person or organization) would care enough about your topic to produce informational materials?

Video on research process