This document of COM 156 Week 1 Discussion Questions 1 consists of:
1. People often come across research in everyday life or are curious about a topic and decide to conduct their own research. Identify a time you wanted to research something and explain how you performed the research and what you learned as a result. How can you apply this experience to your own academic research?
2. Is it important to have a research question when writing a research paper? Why?
3. Review Ch. 1, Section 2 of Writing for Success. What are the suggested methods for selecting a research topic? What method do you think will work best for you and why?