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ENGL 6300 (Dr. Tyrer): Intro to English Graduate Studies

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Developing Keywords

Make a research question from your topic.

  • For example: "What is currently being done to help conserve the endangered Giant Panda population?"
    • Keywords: conserve and Giant Panda

Think of related words.

  • Conserve: conservation, preservation, protection
  • Giant Panda: panda, Ailuropoda melanoleuca (scientific name).

Get searching!


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  • Romantic/romantic
  • Self-governing
  • Independence
  • Marriage
  • Education
  • Nature
  • Evil
  • etc.


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