This module explains how to choose a research topic that fits within the bounds of your assignment. You will also learn to choose a topic to research that is neither too broad nor too narrow.
Take your research question to the next level. Use this worksheet to identify keywords that you will use to search for information.
Take a moment to learn more about Keywords, Synonyms and Related Terms.
Topic example: Why do some Canadians choose to purchase electric cars?
Keywords: reasons, Canadians, purchase, electric cars
Here are a few synonyms for the topic: Why do some Canadians choose to purchase electric cars?
reasons = decisions
Canadians = Canadian people, Canadian drivers
purchase = buy, acquire
electric cars = hybrid vehicles, electric vehicles, hybrid cars
Here are a few related terms for the topic: Why do some Canadians choose to purchase electric cars?
reasons = incentives, preferences
Canadians = Ontario drivers, drivers, motor vehicle operators
purchase = lease, rent
electric cars = driverless cars, environmentally friendly vehicles