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Title: Africa


1
RES 104 Research Writing
Social Science
  • Africa

2
Objectives
  • Review Social Sciences discipline
  • Understand basic thesis process
  • Explore potential research topics
  • Share findings
  • Decide on 2 research questions

3
Social Sciences
  • Anthropology
  • Archaeology
  • Business
  • Economics
  • Education
  • History
  • Physical Education
  • Political Science
  • Psychology
  • Sociology

4
North Africa - Countries
5
North Africa Countries List
  • Algeria
  • Chad
  • Djibouti
  • Egypt
  • Eritrea
  • Ethiopia
  • Libya
  • Mali
  • Mauritania
  • Morocco
  • Niger
  • Somalia
  • Sudan
  • Tunisia

6
Central Africa - Countries
7
Central Africa
  • Benin
  • Burkina Faso
  • Burundi
  • Cameroon
  • Cape Verde
  • Central African Republic
  • Congo
  • Cote DIvoire
  • D.R. of Congo
  • Equatorial Guinea
  • Gabon
  • Gambia
  • Ghana
  • Guinea
  • Guinea-Bissau
  • Kenya
  • Liberia
  • Nigeria
  • Rwanda
  • Sao Tome and Principe
  • Senegal
  • Seychelles
  • Sierra Leone
  • Tanzania
  • Togo
  • Uganda
  • Zanzibar

8
Southern Africa - Countries
9
Southern Africa
  • Angola
  • Botswana
  • Comoros
  • Lesotho
  • Madagascar
  • Malawi
  • Mauritius
  • Mozambique
  • Namibia
  • South Africa
  • Swaziland
  • Zambia
  • Zimbabwe

10
How many of you have an idea for a topic?
11
Start Exploring Topics
  • Geographic region Discipline
  • Discipline Geographic region
  • Event / topic

Research Question
12
Previous Paper Topics Ancient Egypt
  • Pharaoh of Egypt
  • The Nile
  • Alexander's Library (History)
  • Ancient Egypt History
  • Cleopatra and the Murder of her son
  • History of Pharaohs
  • Education in Ancient Egypt
  • Women of ancient Egypt
  • Culture and Customs of Egypt
  • Women in Ancient Egypt
  • Life in Egyptian civilization
  • Early civilization in Egypt
  • Sex in ancient Egypt
  • Female rulers in Ancient Egypt

Geographic Based Topics
13
Previous Paper Topics Social Issues
  • Psychological effects on orphans in Ethiopia
  • Muslim women in Africa
  • Effects of AIDS on Family structure
  • Social conditions of children in South Africa
  • Effects of war on Youth in Mozambique
  • Women roles in north Africa
  • Female Circumcision in Kenya
  • Hunger in Ethiopia
  • Female genital mutilation
  • Social economic impact of Apartheid on South
    Africa
  • FIFA and Africa (soccer)

Discipline Based Topics
14
Check out the RES104 Blog
  • Take a few minutes to look at the RES 104 blog to
    see a complete list of previous paper topics
  • http//library.dbq.edu/illiad/res104/Frameset.htm
  • Linked from the main library webpage

15
Research Process Topic generation
  • Did any topics interest you?
  • 2 Keys to keep in mind
  • Topic of interest motivation
  • Interesting topics ? good papers

16
North Africa - Countries
17
Social Sciences
  • Anthropology
  • Archaeology
  • Business
  • Economics
  • Education
  • History
  • Physical Education
  • Political Science
  • Psychology
  • Sociology

18
North Africa Countries List
  • Algeria
  • Chad
  • Djibouti
  • Egypt
  • Eritrea
  • Ethiopia
  • Libya
  • Mali
  • Mauritania
  • Morocco
  • Niger
  • Somalia
  • Sudan
  • Tunisia

19
Explore
  • Conduct a web search for the country and
    discipline selected.
  • Using the Internet, select one webpage that
  • Helps provide topic ideas
  • Provides additional terms for future searches
  • Help give you a start

20
Research ProcessAdditional background
  • Once you have your topic idea, we need more
    information
  • Where to go next
  • General Encyclopedias - background
  • Newspapers Current situations
  • Books Journals
  • Internet Specific news sources

21
Research ProcessUsing Various Sources
  • Background on current and historic events
  • Good overview and introduction to the topic

http//search.eb.com/eb/article-9082763?tocId9082
763
22
Central Africa - Countries
23
Central Africa
  • Benin
  • Burkina Faso
  • Burundi
  • Cameroon
  • Cape Verde
  • Central African Republic
  • Congo
  • Cote DIvoire
  • D.R. of Congo
  • Equatorial Guinea
  • Gabon
  • Gambia
  • Ghana
  • Guinea
  • Guinea-Bissau
  • Kenya
  • Liberia
  • Nigeria
  • Rwanda
  • Sao Tome and Principe
  • Senegal
  • Seychelles
  • Sierra Leone
  • Tanzania
  • Togo
  • Uganda
  • Zanzibar

24
Lets Explore
  • Use the Encyclopedia to look up the country
    selected
  • Locate an event, person, or trend from the
    encyclopedia entry
  • Report on one potential topic
  • What was different in your search here compared
    to the websites?

What subject will you focus on? What do you want
to know? What question do you want to answer?
25
Research ProcessNarrowing the Question
  • Research Question
  • Has a distinct answer
  • The answer to this question becomes my thesis
    statement
  • This is what my paper is proving

26
How many of you have an idea for a topic?
27
Looking Ahead - Finding Resources
  • Encyclopedias
  • Quick Background
  • Books
  • RES 104 Corner
  • General Shelves
  • Articles
  • General
  • Subject specific
  • Web Sites

28
Review
  • Any event has multiple topics in each discipline.
  • Start with your interests
  • End with whats possible / provable
  • Use sources to
  • Narrow the research question
  • Define the thesis
  • Providing supporting evidence
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