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MET 401 / ECET 430 Capstone Research Guide: 1.1 Statement of Problem

Dr. Frederick Berry & Dr. Phil Sanger

Stakeholder Interviews

Background & Initial Technical Research - Books & Articles

Explore the context of the problem you are trying to solve. Some questions to guide you:

  • What information is out there generally related to the topic of your problem? 
  • How have others already solved or approached this problem, or similar problems?
  • What research has been conducted about this problem, or similar problems?
  • Are there other factors (e.g., organizational, local, global, environmental, social, political, cultural) that should be considered when thinking about this problem? 

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