Customize Your Topic
Let’s say your assignment is to research an environmental issue. This is a broad starting point, which is a normal first step.
One way to customize your topic is to consider how different disciplines approach the same topic in different ways. For example, here's how your broad topic of “environmental issues" might be approached from different perspectives.
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- Economics of Using Wind to Produce Energy in the United States
- Impact of Climate Change on the Habitat of Desert Animals in West Texas
Arts and Humanities
- Analysis of the Rhetoric of Environmental Protest Literature