Is it an opinion piece? A research paper? A creative writing assignment?
What resources do you need?
What resources are available to you?
When's it due?
Current events, Television, Radio, Newspapers, Web: News sites, Blogs, etc.
Library and Online Resources, CQ Researcher, Hot Paper Topics, Examples for other classes, CLIO Notes, America: History & Life, Historical Abstracts, Debatabase
Use background information, General Encyclopedias, Britannica Online, Wikipedia, Subject-Related Encyclopedias, Encyclopedia of International Media and Communications
Narrow/Broaden by, Time, Years, months, weeks,days, Place, Continent, country, state, county, city, Events/Aspects, People, College students, age ranges, gender, ethnicity, etc., Example, Virtual Learning, Virtual Learning in Higher Education, Impact of it on "college experience"
Example: How Can virtual learning impact the quality of the college educational experience?
Avoid those questions with a "Yes" or "No" answer