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Learn about how to choose research paper topics by going through a series of steps to form ideas and pick the most viable topic.
Learn how to go about conducting research and gathering information to engage in structured searching based on a plan that makes the process smoother.
Learn about note-taking strategies and note-taking methods to make keeping track of information easier and more organized while researching your paper.
Learn how to develop a strong thesis statement that challenges your readers to think and stays both specific and focused.
Practice completing data analysis of primary research by answering questions that help interpret data for inclusion in a research paper.
Practice finding scholarly journal articles from online databases of academic journals to find resources for your research paper that are reliable and valid.
Learn the process of forming a focus for research paper topics, and make sifting through information to narrow your topic down easier.
Learn how to clarify and focus your thesis statement through a few simple steps that require you to ask questions and show supporting points.
Practice comparing a rough draft and an outline to help determine if you are keeping your research paper on topic.