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ENG 101 - Research in Current Events (Compton)

Answer the following question: How is the education process being changed during the current Corona-Virus Era, and what do scholars believe we can expect to see in the coming post Corona-Virus era?

2. Explore Your Topic

Browse these databases to learn general information about a variety of topics related to educational obstacles. Check out a few topics that interest you and explore the information about them as you decide on a topic for further research.

Analyze Your Topic

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Think about what realm of education you want to focus, options include pre-school, K-12, community college, technical training, or other forms of higher education.


What was the impact of Corona-Virus on the education process you want to explore? Consider what factors are involved in your topic. Read some background information or a summary to learn more about your topic, and then make a list of relevant factors.

The background reading can also provide you with keywords, specialized vocabulary, and definitions, which will be useful for future searches.


Is your topic a current to the Corona -Virus Era? When was this issue first recognized? Your topic has specific dates associated with it, so you will need to focus on finding sources published since January 2020..


Sometimes places or geography are important to your topic. Are you considering including information on a local, state or federal level?


This is a really important one. Why do people care about this topic? Why is it important? What's at stake? or Why did it happen / is it happening?