One of the key things to remember when selecting a topic is to choose a subject that is of interest to you. It makes the research process more enjoyable and fun. You might want to consider selecting a topic that has occurred over the past several months. You can always get ideas from your instructor and/or a librarian.
Sources for Topic Ideas
Successful research papers are determined by understanding the assignment and developing a research strategy. Listed below are hints for developing a strategy for the research process.
S - Select a topic that is of interest to you.
T - Tailor the topic, do background reading, and formulate a thesis.
R - Review sources to determine the pertinent ones for the topic.
A - Access a range of resources to develop a well rounded paper.
T - Time and stress management help to yield a quality paper.
E - Engage help from faculty and librarians to develop the paper.
G - Gather quality resources to document points.
Y - Yield to understand that information is power.