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kunal456 | Student, Undergraduate | eNotes Newbie

Posted July 21, 2010 at 6:21 PM via web

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What is criteria for selection of research problem ?

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clairewait | High School Teacher | (Level 1) Educator Emeritus

Posted July 22, 2010 at 3:55 AM (Answer #1)

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When choosing a problem for a research paper you are going to want to consider a few things:

  1. What limits or restrections has your instructor placed on you?
  2. What topics are you interested in?
  3. Of the topics you are interested in, which one has the most relevant material available for research? -or-
  4. If not much is available for research, which topic would you be most interested in conducting your own research for?

Once you've narrowed down your subjects you can run them through this test:

  1. Is this a real problem?  (Does it actually exist and do people care?)
  2. What am I looking to do with this paper?  Present the problem, its causes and effects, or the general trends therein?  Solve the problem?

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