Communication Studies: Find a Topic

Find a Topic

One way to come up with a speech topic is to browse news articles, editorials and blogs for ideas. See what catches your interest on a news site; keep track of what interests you as you watch youtube videos or check facebook. Discover your topic by noticing what you find interesting.

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Turning an Interest into a Research Question

In this video, you’ll learn how to turn something you find interesting into a researchable question for a college research project.

Current Issues with Pro/Con

Opposing Viewpoints in Context
Articles with different points of view on current social, political, environmental and cultural issues in the United States.  View the Opposing Viewpoints handout [pdf].

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