Finding a Good Topic

In order to help you find a good research topic for your Integrated Studies Thesis or your research project in this class, please read through the suggestions on this page.  I have put together this page using some of my own tips, as well as ideas from Bruce Ballengerís book The Curious Researcher: A Guide to Writing Research Papers (4th ed., New York, Longman, 2004), and Robert Perrin's Handbook for College Research (3rd ed., Boston: Houghton Mifflin, 2005, pp. 1-7).

What are the characteristics of a good topic?


What are some strategies for finding a good topic?


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