Hello! Welcome to the course guide for UNV 100: Food and Culture. You will find some video tutorials and library databases to help you complete the assignments for this class.
If you have questions or are not finding what you need please ask your librarian for help.
Choose a topic that interests you. Use the following questions to help generate topic ideas.
Write down any key words or concepts that may be of interest to you. These terms can be helpful in your searching and used to form a more focused research topic.
Be aware of overused ideas when deciding a topic. You may wish to avoid topics such as abortion, gun control, teen pregnancy, or suicide unless you feel you have a unique approach to the topic. Ask the instructor for ideas if you feel you are stuck or need additional guidance.
If you need help, try our Research Topic Guide for ideas.
Sometimes using a Concept Map can help you come up with directions to take your research.
The following databases are a great place to start searching for sources for your research project. Please ask a librarian if you need help using them!