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Capstone Research Skills: Choosing your Topic

Choosing your Topic

When picking a topic for research try filling in the following blanks: 

1. I am researching __________________________________,  (topic)

2. Because I want to explore _______________________________ (issue) 

3. In order to find out _______________________________________ (application - so what?) 



1. I am researching childhood poverty

2. because I want to explore the explore the issues surrounding childhood poverty in the United States

3. in order to find out what impact it has on adulthood

↓Turn into a research question! 

How are opportunities impacted for adults who had impoverished childhoods in the United States? 

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