Where Research Begins: Choosing a Research Project That Matters to You (and the World)

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ชื่อต้นฉบับ Where Research Begins: Choosing a Research Project That Matters to You (and the World)
ผู้เขียน Thomas S. Mullaney and Christopher Rea
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Plenty of books tell you how to do research. This book helps you figure out WHAT to research in the first place, and why it matters.

The hardest part of research isn’t answering a question. It’s knowing what to do before you know what your question is. Where Research Begins tackles the two challenges every researcher faces with every new project: How do I find a compelling problem to investigate—one that truly matters to me, deeply and personally? How do I then design my research project so that the results will matter to anyone else?

This book will help you start your new research project the right way for you with a series of simple yet ingenious exercises. Written in a conversational style and packed with real-world examples, this easy-to-follow workbook offers an engaging guide to finding research inspiration within yourself, and in the broader world of ideas.

Read this book if you (or your students):

have difficulty choosing a research topic
know your topic, but are unsure how to turn it into a research project
feel intimidated by or unqualified to do research
worry that you’re asking the wrong questions about your research topic
have plenty of good ideas, but aren’t sure which one to commit to
feel like your research topic was imposed by someone else
want to learn new ways to think about how to do research.

Under the expert guidance of award-winning researchers Thomas S. Mullaney and Christopher Rea, you will find yourself on the path to a compelling and meaningful research project, one that matters to you—and the world.

For more information, online classes, webinars, and other materials related to the book, see the Where Research Begins website.