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Choosing Your Topic 

Choosing Your Topic 

Pick a subject that interests you.

Pick a theme that fits.
Keep in mind the requirements and the expectations your professor has for the project.

Pick a topic that can be researched.
There are many good ideas and interesting topics that just don't work well as research topics. They are too obscure or too recent to have generated much information. To get some ideas or background information, you may want to browse the table of contents of books on your subject or read an article from an encyclopedia or periodical article. 

Match your topic to the scope of the project.
The topic should not be too broad or too narrow; it should fit the size of the project. Consider the importance of the project, its length, and the time you have been given to complete it.

Last modified: 12/11/2007 11:45 AM by by V. Bloom

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