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There are several things to think about when selecting a topic:
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Understanding exactly what you are being asked to do and the type of information you need to accomplish it will also help you in choosing a topic.
Watch this helpful video on how to better understand your assignment.
If you need to narrow a topic from a broad subject to a specific research question or thesis statement, one of the easiest ways is by asking yourself the 5Ws – who, what, where, when, and why. You don't have to answer all the questions, but should answer enough so that your topic is manageable to research and will fit within your assignment length requirement.
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