Students often find it difficult to come up with manageable research paper topics.
See Expected Learning Outcomes (below) and Methods (middle column) for help with this problem.
2. Expected Learning Outcomes
After using one or more of the methods or links provided in the next column, all students will select preliminary manageable topics or arguments for their research papers.
Generate topic ideas from news stories:
These sites can help students get started on this process:
Road to Research:
Note: Links above are to archived copies of pages in the
Internet Archive, as the "Road to Research" is temporarily unavailable
as of 16 Sep 2015 due to revision work on the UCLA Social Sciences
Computing Center's website.