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ENGL 202B: Writing in the Humanities

A guide to resources for ENGL 202B

Choosing your topic

Choosing a topic:

Choosing a right topic can often make the entire process much easier. This can be done if you follow these steps:

  • Pick a topic that interests you.
  • Find information on your topic.
  • Create a research question.
  • Do a test search on your topic.
  • Broaden or narrow your topic as needed.

For more information, see the following link: Choose a Topic Tutorial

Identify and write down key concepts and synonyms and become familiar with your topic.

Newspapers and reports

Not sure what to write about or where to begin? Newspapers and reports are a good place to find articles and information on contemporary issues. You might try some of these (links open in new windows)