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GLS 470 - Writing the Research Paper

This guide will help you identify and locate the resources (books, articles, etc.) that you will need for GLS 470. There is also information available on library services, tools, and other web resources to help you write your papers, and more.

Choosing a Topic


When selecting a topic for your research, ask yourself the following questions before selecting a topic:

  • Will it sustain my interest?
  • Am I choosing a topic because it seems easy or my friends are doing it?
  • Does it fit the parameters of my assignment?
  • How much time do I have, and how long does the assignment need to be?
  • Is credible information on this topic readily available?

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