This is an updated guide for ENGL102 that covers the new curriculum with activities for each section. starting from brainstorming and ending with citations. The session is aimed to make students ready to begin research.
A straightforward brainstorming tool. Requires you to create an account before being able to save. The free account will allow you to store 3 mind maps at a time.
Before you start writing, take some time to think about what you want to write about. What topic is interesting to you? Then do some research to learn more about the issue BEFORE you take a stance.
The words you use to search for information on your topic are important! Databases look for the exact words that you put in, so you need to think about what words are used to describe your topic, including synonyms and related terms.
This activity can be used to help you generate keywords and more ideas related to your research topics. You will end up with a list of keywords to use in databases, and more ways to expand or narrow your research topcs.