By Peggy Whitley, Catherine Olson, Susan Williams Goodwin
Give students a jumpstart on their research topics with this versatile title! This quick-start guide pinpoints the best resources on hot topics for high school and junior college students. From topics as controversial as abortion, capital punishment, and gun control, to topics dealing with road rage, immigration, and suicide, your students will find a wealth of current issues that are guaranteed to be in their interest. Each topic features a basic explanation of the subject, search terms, reference resources, periodicals, relevant Web sites, and organizations. An exceptionally useful resource for English language classes, ESL and essay writing courses, as well as for journalism, psychology, sociology, and politics classes, this book will aid students in doing quality research, making effective use of the library and the Internet, becoming experts on a subject and enjoying writing about it, and developing their own, well-informed opinions.