The first step in the research process is selecting a topic that is
both interesting and manageable. For this discussion, complete the
- Review the Final Research Paper instructions in Week Five, and identify three potential research topics.
- Describe methods that may be helpful in identifying and narrowing your research paper topic.
- Examine two scholarly sources that may prove valuable as you seek to defend your claims.
- Address why scholarly sources should be used to support your writing on the selected topic.
initial post should be at least 250 words in length. Support your
claims with examples from required material(s) and/or other scholarly
sources, and properly cite any references.
introduction of new technologies has significantly affected the social
lives of many. These changes, which reflect how people use technology to
interact, provide an example of trends that you might examine in your
Final Research Paper. For this discussion, identify a significant change
that has occurred in the way people communicate and share information,
and reflect on the impact this change has had on individuals and society
in general today (local and global). Keep in mind that not all social
trends affect all groups in society to the same degree. In addition,
examine the influence of social media on an individual’s personal and
Your initial post should be at least 250
words in length. Support your claims with examples from required
material(s) and/or other scholarly resources, and properly cite any