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BIO117: Physiology of Wellness (Griffith)

Before You Start Your Research


Watch the following tutorials to help you begin thinking about your topic and formulating a research question. 

Google can be a great place to start your research and find out more about a topic, but you will also need to find authoritative sources on the web.  Visit the Web Resources tab on this guide for some wellness related websites. 


After watching the tutorials --


Tutorial - Coming up with Your Reseach Question



Primary and Secondary Research


The following video will help you to understand the differences between primary research and secondary research.


Thank you to Edmonds Community College for sharing this tutorial.

What is a Reference Resource?

Reference resources are usually encyclopedias, dictionaries, handbooks, manuals and other books that you would refer to when wanting to know a definition of a word or concept, a general overview of a topic, specific information about a certain period of time or event in history.

The databases below are a great starting place for exploring a topic.

Tutorial Credo Reference, Gale eBooks, Wikipedia