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Task

1: Developing and Narrowing down a research topic



Developing and Narrowing down a research topic
STEPS EXAMPLE Your Proposal
1. Choose a general topic of interest Learning



2. Add a layer of specificity by obtaining Cooperative Learning
background information


3. Identify additional specifics of your Cooperative Learning Environment in
topic Science


4. Choose a particular perspective or Cooperative Learning Environment,
issue on the topic and identify variables academic achievement, and small group
to link to your topic. process skills in a Biology class.


5. Write a problem statement Engagement in a cooperative learning
environment will result in higher
academic achievement and development
of small group process skills in Biology

6. Formulate a working title of the study. The link between cooperative learning
environment, achievement and small
group process skills in Biology.