Research-Stage 1: Explore

Stages of the Research Process

Stage 1: Exploring > Stage 2: Investigate > Stage 3: Processing > Stage 4: Creating

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.

greenguide-iconReview the Research Guide for more details.

These tools will help you find information.  For subject-specific materials, browse through the Subjects Top Menu

databases-icon Alphabetical List of Databases

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



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