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AGRI 1011: Issues in Agriculture

Picking Your Topic IS Research

You will need to pick a topic. This is not as easy as it seems! The video listed below, Picking Your Topic IS Research!, will show you some of the obstacles that students face as they work through this step. The video Refining & Broadening a Topic will help you think about your selected topic in narrower or broader terms. 

Research is a Process: Refining and Broadening

The Research Process

Research is a process, much like writing, playing a musical instrument, or playing a sport is a process. There are a number of steps to the process that you need to become aware of before you can conduct effective search strategies for information sources that are appropriate for your college-level projects.


The Research Cycle

The Research Cycle