Choose a topic that interests you and will hold your attention. If you do, the research will be more enjoyable!
Before selecting a topic or starting your research, make sure you understand your assignment and its requirements. Consider the following:
When in doubt, consult with your instructor.
Having trouble finding a research topic? Here are some ideas to help you select and refine a topic:
Checkout the following "hot topic" databases for current events, opposing viewpoints and controversial issues: