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DR NIK ALOESNITA NIK MOHD ALWI UHL 2332 SEMESTER II, 2011/2012 ACADEMIC REPORT WRITING CHOOSING A RESEARCH TOPIC

DR NIK ALOESNITA NIK MOHD ALWI UHL 2332 SEMESTER II, 2011/2012 ACADEMIC REPORT WRITING

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CHOOSING A RESEARCH TOPIC. DR NIK ALOESNITA NIK MOHD ALWI UHL 2332 SEMESTER II, 2011/2012 ACADEMIC REPORT WRITING. How do you choose your research topic? Can you share with your classmates? Anyone?. Brainstorm for ideas. Read general background information . Focus on your topic. - PowerPoint PPT Presentation

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DR NIK ALOESNITA NIK MOHD ALWIUHL 2332 SEMESTER II, 2011/2012ACADEMIC REPORT WRITINGCHOOSING A RESEARCH TOPICHow do you choose your research topic?

Can you share with your classmates?

Anyone?

Brainstorm for ideas

Read general background information

Focus on your topic

Make a list of useful keywords

Be flexible

Define your topic as a focused research question

Research and read more about your topic

Formulate a thesis statement

Lets listen to some examples on the steps based on your workExercises

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