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Student Learning Success Toolbox: Choosing a Topic

A guide to library resources and services for students at Community College

Learning Objectives

1. Choose a topic that fits your assignment

2. Find ideas for topics in library resources

3. Choose a topic with the correct scope

About this Tutorial

Choosing a Topic is designed to help your students get started in their research. This tutorial includes:

  • Interactive learning objects
  • A quiz at the end
  • Additional resources

Ideas for using this tutorial:

  • Link to the tutorial in your syllabus 
  • Link to the tutorial in Blackboard
  • Assign students to view tutorial, take quiz
  • Print quiz results or copy and paste to email or document to upload to Blackboard

Choosing a Topic is included in ACC's Research Success Tutorials suite, recognized by the ALA’s Association of College & Research Libraries’ Peer-Reviewed Instructional Materials Online (PRIMO) Committee in 2014.

PRIMO recognition

Choosing a Topic

choosing a topic


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Developing Research Topics

developing research topics

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