So, what makes for a "good" topic?
Consult your professor or a librarian to help you narrow your ideas down to a manageable topic for your paper or project.
A keyword search scans all words in a record, including the title, abstract, and author. Refer to your class notes and course materials to get ideas for search terms.
Tip: A good research topic usually contains 2-3 concepts. It is often in the form of a research question or statement. Break your topic into individual keywords by pulling out the words that indicate the main concepts of your topic.
A Research question: What motivates adult learners taking online courses?
|motivates||adult learners||online courses|
|motivation||adult student||distance education|
|motivating||non-traditional|| web-based course