How to Brainstorm Ideas

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The Writing Center offers online workshops to help you build fundamental writing skills. These workshops are presented as a series of short videos. They also contain pre- and post-tests so that you can assess your learning. This particular workshop, "How to Brainstorm Ideas," will take you less than an hour to complete.

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Learning Objectives

After participating in this workshop, you will be able to

  • use rhetorical stasis to brainstorm ideas
  • use the topoi of invention to brainstorm ideas
  • adjust variables in a research question

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