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The freedom to choose your topic …

One of the greatest things with taking on a research project is the freedom to choose your topic & forge your own question. Let this video guide you.

One of the greatest things with taking on a research project is the freedom you have to choose a topic and forge your own question.

But this freedom can also be intimidating.

In this video, Chris and Emma guide you on how to focus your curiosity so that you can identify an appropriate research topic.

Through this week’s activities we encourage you to:

  • document your thoughts as you go along in a learning / research log (this may also be a requirement of your research project)

  • home in on a research topic that meets your requirements

  • develop a draft hypothesis that is broad enough to give you scope to explore but narrow enough to be manageable

  • share your draft research proposal (approximately 200 words) and provide feedback on each other’s ideas to develop them further

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