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Improving Student Research: Understanding the Student Research Process

The Ideal Student Research Process

Our learning community discussed the ideal student research process and recommends the following general process for students in completing undergraduate research projects. 

  1. Choose a Topic

  2. Use Multiple Formats/Decide What Type of Information You Need

  3. Search For Sources

  4. Evaluate Sources

  5. Read Your Sources and Reflect

  6. Cite Your Sources

  7. Write