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IDST 110 College One (Quevedo and Reynolds)

Research Process

 Research Process

RESEARCH PROCESS

1. BRAINSTORM TOPIC IDEAS

Write down topics and themes that interest you.

2. BACKGROUND RESEARCH

Find more information on your topic ideas.

3. DRAFT A TOPIC QUESTION

This is a question you are trying to answer as you are doing in-depth research.

4. SELECT YOUR TOOLS

Explore different resources.

5. IN-DEPTH RESEARCH

Discover new things about your topic.

6. EVALUATE INFORMATION

Evaluate the authority, usefulness, and reliability of the information you found.

7. REVISE YOUR TOPIC

Make any changes or adjustments to your topic.

Preresearch