Not sure what to write about? Try these strategies to help you generate ideas and decide on a topic:
The library databases listed below are also great for generating ideas:
That's OK -- you're not expected to be an expert right now. Research is a process, and you will learn more about your topic the more you explore.
Remember that scholarship is a conversation. The more information you gather about your topic from different sources, the better prepared you will be to contribute your own voice to that conversation.
Keep in mind that a lot of conversations are happening at once around any topic, and not everyone will agree. Your job is to analyze these ideas and present your own point of view that is supported by research.
Credit: Anna Eisen, University of Washington Libraries