Stages of the Research Process
Develop search words to narrow your research. Use the following worksheet Tips for Keyword Development for assistance in gathering specific words to assist with research.
Review the Research Guide for more details.
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Stage 1: Exploring – Assessment for Learning
Assessment as Learning – Checklist 5
Rate Yourself as a Researcher 6
Understanding the Assignment 7
Time-Management Strategies 8
Exploring a Topic: Starting Your Thinking 9
Exploring a Topic: Brainstorming and Mapping 10
K-N-R Chart: Identifying Your Information Needs 12
Developing Quality Questions for Research 13
Thinking Deeper about Research 15
Assessment: Stage 1 Research – Assessment as
Learning, Assessment of Learning 16