Developing a Research Project. Kenneth Gray, PhD Psi Beta Dorothy I. Mitstifer, PhD Kappa Omicron Nu. The Research Idea. KISS Keep It Simple, Student. Identify something of interest to you. Prepare to solve one piece of a problem.
Kenneth Gray, PhD
Dorothy I. Mitstifer, PhD
Kappa Omicron Nu
Research requires vision and discipline, but you need not rely solely on your own resources.
Look for opportunities and resources in your unit or the university:
Complete research as an Independent Study.
Apply for research grants or awards.
Apply for research assistantships.
Volunteer to assist a professor.
Convert a class project into research.
Complete a service learning experience as research.
Take a course in Research Methods.Look for Support
Identify research idea; Learn how to collaborate; Assume responsibility; Look for support; and Present & publish your findings.