As you try to find information for your assignment, it is likely that you will alternate between known topic or author searching and topic searching.
- The video tutorial on how to put a search together within a database will help you understand various strategies for developing a topic search.
- Divide your research question into at least two concepts.
- For the question What is the foreign language proficiency of elementary-aged children with autism in Alberta schools? there could be autism as Concept 1 and language learning as Concept 2 and proficiency as Concept 3.
Please see the next chapter to begin thinking about the keywords and synonyms that describe each concept.