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WSCC Online Guide to Research Skills: 4. Brainstorming a Topic

Choosing a topic is never easy, but this conversation between Julie and Sabrina will give you glimpse into the thinking process that might occur when brainstorming ideas.

Example of Brainstorming

This link leads to an example of brainstorming a topic by asking journalistic questions.  

Brainstorming Tip

One way to explore a research topic is to ask journalistic questions.  Asking who, what, where, when, why, and how helps you narrow the scope of your research.  

Brainstorming Resources