The purpose of the research process is not simply to find information but to identify a relevant research question(s).
Review topics of interest covered in lectures
Review examples of research questions in textbooks
Explore formal and informal resources for current and critical issues in Translation Studies – including core journals and academic blogs and portals
Checkpoint: What is my general research interest?
Is humour translatable?
Checkpoint: What are the specific elements of your general research topic
Use a mind map to:
Create an online mind map using Exam Time
Include in your research log or diary, a repository of search terms from your preliminary research and mind map in preparation for the next stage of the research process – identifying, locating and evaluating resources on your specific research question
“So what” factor