ENGL 1010 - Blythe

Course guide for Ms. Blythe's ENGL 1010 class


"Research is a process of investigation. An examination of a subject from different points of view...Research is a hunt for the truth. It is getting to know a subject by reading up on it, reflecting, playing with the ideas, choosing the areas that interest you and following up on them. Research is a way to educate yourself." Online Library Learning Center, University System of Georgia

Step 1: Background Research and Research Questions

  • Write your research in the form of a question.
    • Example: "How are modern day civil rights movements adopting tactics used by Martin Luther King Jr. in his movement?"
  • You'll likely have multiple questions.
  • Background research may be involved.



Step 2: Develop Search Terms

  • Nouns and verbs
  • Jargon
  • Synonyms


Does musicians make as much from streaming music as they do when someone buys an album?

Step 3: Find your Information Sources

Step 4: Search