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GU-Q PHIL 289 - French and Francophone Philosophies

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This guide is designed to help you find the best resources for your assignments for the course of "French and Francophone Philosophies".

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Starting out your Research

Watch the following video to learn how to construct a clear and focused research question

Fill in the handout below to make sure your research question is clear and focused

Use reference sources like encyclopedias, specialized dictionaries or handbooks

At the beginning stages of your assignment you will need some additional background information to clarify parts of your research question. Also, during the middle stages of your project, you might need to clarify a definition, or explore related topics.

Use reference sources to:

  • Find more background information on your subject(s) quickly and comprehensively.
  • Create a list of related terms with tools like the Mind Map, which will help you later on your research process.
  • Clarify new terminology or information that comes up during your work on an assignment.
  • Find additional resources through reference and further reading lists.