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Research: Overview & Approaches: Home

How to use this Guide

Welcome to the guide for the thesis preparation workshop. In this guide, you'll find information about:

  • Research basics, like planning, getting faculty support, getting started, finding sources, and staying organized 
  • Empirical research
  • Interpretive research
  • Action-based research
  • Creative and experimental approaches

Please use the tabs above to find the information that you're looking for.

Publishing Undergraduate Research

Thinking of publishing your undergraduate research in the future? 

Need examples of undergraduate research that has already been published? 

Check out the Journal of Purdue Undergraduate Research (JPUR)