What Makes a Topic Manageable?

The primary criteria for answering this question is how much research is already available.

Have you ever searched Google and found results like this?

This is not manageable. You need to narrow this topic.

Search engines produce many more results than some other search tools (e.g., a library database). For most course assignments, you will need to use the library databases to find scholarly research to support your ideas.

Here is the same search in Academic Search Complete:


This is still too many results and you would need to narrow your search.

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