Research and Writing in Geology: Get Started
Research & Writing Process
- Know the process and make a plan for it.
- Use the strategy: Problem statements / Lines of Inquiry = Δ Problem.
- Search for stuff in 3 places.
- Get access to stuff.
- Review and analyze your assignment compared to your current stuff.
- Collect your research citations.
- Write your literature review or presentation.
Question Your Problem to Develop Lines of Inquiry
Use the guiding principles in the 5-minute video to develop Lines of Inquiry that are:
→ Multidimensional and complex
→ Narrow in focus
→ Specific in language
Then, use your questions and their potential as additional words and phrases when you search.