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Need help narrowing down my topic for a research paper.

Last Updated: Apr 21, 2015  |  8 Views
 
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This session was mainly about helping the student understand what she wanted to focus on while writing. Student asked about a research paper on the United Arab Emirates for one of Prof. Zaffiro's classes. She needed help narrowing down her information into a thesis and figuring out exactly what she wanted to study regarding the UAE. I asked a bunch of questions and we looked through some articles on Academic Search Premier before she discovered that she wanted to focus on geopolitics and the US's and gulf states' relationships to the UAE. Then we searched for more articles regarding those states. Student seemed to have a better understanding of her topic and left with more targeted sources.
Answered by Mackenzie Uhlenhopp

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