Welcome! This research guide has been created to help you locate, access, and evaluate sources for your WRT 104 or 106 research. If you need further assistance, please don't hesitate to reach out to a librarian. Learn more about how to contact a librarian here: Reference & Research Help.
By the end of your library instruction session, you will be able to...
Here are a few research questions that you might see modeled in your library instruction session:
Examples for student searching:
Concept mapping is a useful activity that helps you brainstorm and identify connections between the critical concepts involved in your topic. Visualizing the relationship between these concepts is an important step towards crafting your research question.
Use the worksheet below to develop a concept map and create a research question for your topic.
Using a research question to set the parameters for your research can be highly beneficial in helping you determine what sources are relevant and useful to your research as well as when you're done with your research. Below are a few examples of strong research questions:
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