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UNIV 1000 - Cornerstone

This guide will help you locate topics of information and provide you with suggestions on where and how to search.

Find Topics 

There are many ways to generate topics for an assignment if you are still unsure after reviewing the assignment:

  • Meet with your professor. They can help you generate, develop, and provide examples of suitable topics. 
  • Chat with your classmates. What are they considering? Brainstorm together to generate ideas. 
  • Think about what you are studying in other classes. Are there ways to relate or intersect ideas? 
  • Brainstorm! Create a mind map of keywords, ideas, items, subjects, and questions you have about the topic. 
  • Browse! Look at news articles, textbooks, and reference materials (e.g. encyclopedias, dictionaries, and almanacs).       

Resources to Find Topics