What are appropriate sources to use in the orientation phase? Name two.
The quickest way to get a general idea about an initial subject is to look in a printed or online handbook or encyclopedia.
Other reference works may be useful as well, such as a dictionary.
Don't forget, you can always ask an expert (i.e. your lecturer) to help you get started.
Name two ways to define your topic.
There are various ways to define a topic, for example:
For the following subject, find
Subject: Renaissance painting in 14th-century Tuscany
If you have looked in handbooks or encyclopaedias, for example, you might have discovered the following:
These are just a few possible answers.
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