Step 1a: There are different scenarios when it comes to selecting a topic: 1) Choosing a topic you know well; 2) Choosing a topic you know nothing about; or 3) Choosing a topic you have an interest in, but you don't know where to begin.
But are you really, truly stumped? Can’t think of a topic to research? Try one of these ideas to get started:
Before selecting a topic or starting your research, make sure you understand your assignment and its requirements. Consider the following: