Animals 2
Medical 2Medical 3
Pop Culture 2Pop Culture 3Pop Culture 4Pop Culture 5
Social Issues 2Social Issues 3Social Issues 4Social Issues 5
Technology 2Technology 3
Education 2Education 3
Environment 2
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Topics Through Infographics   Tags: communication, english, topics  

Use this guide to help choose and develop research topics. These InfoGraphic suggestions are particularly suitable for ENG 1500, 1510 & COMS 1030 assignments.
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Instructions

How To Use This Guide

  1. Browse the categories - Social Issues, Crime/Guns, Pop Culture, etc.
             -   Each category has sub-pages. 

  2. Check out the infographics that catch your eye - 
    (only a "slice" of the infographics appear here).

  3. Click on the infographics to make them larger. 
             -   The Infographics are linked to their source.
             -   Use links on the Infographics' page for related
                 information.

  4. Choose a topic.
              -   Select some Keywords or phrases from the Infographic
                 for your first search.

             -   Narrow your topic to a manageable size.
             -   Use these search Tools.

  5. Evaluate your infographic for bias.
             -   Who sponsors the Infographic?  

  6. Check out the suggested resources in the box below the first page of each tab for search examples.
             -   Catalogs, article databases, etc.

             -   Select the ones that are best for your topic.
 

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Alice, Ohio University's Catalog

 

Why use infographics?

Infographics Answer the Question "Where do I start?"
[Information Graphics]

They provide:

  • a possible topic & place to begin your research
  • a brief overview of the topic
  • some ideas, statistics or figures
  • an easy way to focus/narrow your topic
  • possible keywords & phrases
  • infographics can also spark ideas for a related - or different - topic
 

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