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Writing 100 (Antoine)

Advanced Writing

Identifying Keywords: Activity

Research Questions & Keywords

  • What is your research question? Share your research questions in our Google Spreadsheet in Column B.
  • What keywords or phrases represented your research question? Record your keywords in our Google Spreadsheet in Column C.


"How do sleep habits affect the academic success of college students?"

My keywords are:

  • sleep habits
  • academic success
  • college students

Here are some possible alternatives for each of these keywords:

  • sleep, sleep disorders
  • academic achievement, student success, GPA
  • university students, undergraduates

How to Choose Keywords

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