Refining a Topic: Recommended Activities from Other Sites


Recommended Refining Topic Activities from Other Sites

Wordle as a Tool for Research & Invention (DWRL) “A short assignment using the free text visualization software, Wordle, to help students find keywords for researching their chosen topics.”
Developing a Research Topic (CORA) “This activity is designed to help students develop a thoughtful research topic by going through a series of steps, questions, and background reading to help them better understand and refine their research topic.”
Strategic Searching Spreadsheet (CORA) “This activity introduces students to the idea that sources contribute different perspectives to an argument and that scholarship is a conversation.”