You can either use the Thinking Tool linked above, or follow the steps below.
Pick a topic that interests you! Your research and writing process will be more meaningful if you're working with a topic that you're eager to explore. Make sure your topic is researchable – you’ll be able to find plenty of information to support your argument or to provide a well-rounded explanation. Here are some things to keep in mind:
If you want more hands on practice with research, you can also enroll in the self-paced tutorials in Canvas.