1.)Which answer best identifies a strategy for focusing the following broad topic: common causes of modern environmental crises?
1. Select a few environmental crises and examine all of the causes behind them. 2.Narrow your topic by deciding on a type of environmental crisis, such as oil spills. 3.Decide on a single environmental crisis and investigate the causes behind it. 4.Focus on a single cause that is common to several large-scale crises.
2.) Which answer best identifies a complex research topic?
1.an investigation on how standardized testing affects the quality of the American education system 2.a paper about what is wrong with the American public education system 3.a paper that focuses on the most important issues facing the American public education system 4.an investigation of the failings of the American public education system