HRD Research Project Step by Step
Step 1 Read Assignment thoroughly
Step 2 Brainstorm topics/ideas with self/others
Step 3 Click on the Databases Tab above
Step 4 Search for articles using your keywords using multiple databases (2+ required for assignment); make sure you’re finding full-text articles via the library or Interlibrary Loan. (3+ separately titled journals required for assignment; max of 2 studies outside the US; no more than 2 articles from the same author).
Step 5 Review articles & determine if they are relevant to your topic.
Step 6 Develop & refine your problem definition & hypothesis(es). Complete Appendix B.
Step 7 Review Brenda’s comments on App B & continue with process outlined in assignment
Keep Track of Everything You Do! (Keywords, databases, etc.)
You can get lost in the jungle!